Activism

Activism

Oct
29
What Comes After Detention: Exhibition on the Lives of Asylum Seekers in Japan (10/25)

What Comes After Detention: Exhibition on the Lives of Asylum Seekers in Japan (10/25)

An exhibition by photojournalist Sachiko Saito and the Society for Understand Kurds shows how Japanese immigration law has failed refugees, and warns us that the worst is yet to come.
5 min read
Sep
25
Tokyo Immigration Bureau Protest with BLM Shinagawa and Justice for Pato-chan (9/21)

Tokyo Immigration Bureau Protest with BLM Shinagawa and Justice for Pato-chan (9/21)

Dozens of protesters gathered on Monday to condemn the Tokyo Immigration Bureau's abuse and discrimination of Black and Trans immigrants.
5 min read
Sep
13
Observing Kamuycepnomi in Monbetsu (9/5)

Observing Kamuycepnomi in Monbetsu (9/5)

On September 6th, Ainu from all over Japan gathered in Monbetsu, Hokkaido to observe the salmon ritual Kamuycepnomi and discuss how to continue their fight for Indigenous rights.
6 min read
Jul
25
Black Panelists Discuss #BLM on NHK (7/23)

Black Panelists Discuss #BLM on NHK (7/23)

A month and a half after airing a racist animation of the George Floyd protests, NHK invites a panel of Black guests to discuss anti-Black racism in Japan on its barrier-free variety show "Baribara."
4 min read
Jul
15
Tokyo Immigration Bureau Protest (7/10)

Tokyo Immigration Bureau Protest (7/10)

Every two weeks, dozens of citizens gather in front of the Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau to protest the inhumane treatment of immigrants and asylum seekers in detention.
3 min read