Monthly Archives: July 2011

Please Support HR1940

H.R. 1940: International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act of 2011 112th Congress: 2011-2012 To ensure compliance with the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction by countries with which the United States enjoys reciprocal obligations, … Continue reading

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Sailing with my sons… in spirit

Dear Sons, I went sailing a few days ago. I really wished that you were with me. You were both in my thoughts. It has always been my dream to take you boys for sailing adventures. Kai (海): You were … Continue reading

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Congressional Hearing on Child Abduction – Japan is predominant issue

American Government seems to finally be getting serious about getting our kids back from Japan – Yesterday, July 28th, there was a Congressional Hearing on “Improving Implementation of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction” — … Continue reading

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Japanese Family Court

Hello My Sons, Your mother is still refusing to let me see or speak with you. I have been told that I must wait two months before I can ask the Japanese court to ask your mom to let me … Continue reading

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ABC News – Stories from Left-Behind Fathers

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Japanese Wife talks about “Gaming the System” on ABC News

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Japanese Government’s Policies on Abduction… Hurt’s Japanese Parents Too.

The Personal story of Masako Akeo – A Japanese native who’s Japanese Husband abducted their son from Canada and has since denied Masako access to her son. Read her full story here

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I miss your voices my sons

My world is not the same without you boys… Kai: I miss hearing you say, “Papa, let’s play”. Koh: I miss hearing you saying, “papapapapa… Up papa.  Shoulders papa”. I miss us all singing “I know, you know” and all … Continue reading

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Sharing the Stars

Dear Sons, I walked outside tonight, as I do many nights, looked up at the stars and thought of you two.  I thought about how although I don’t know where in Japan your mom is hiding you, at least I … Continue reading

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Major Governments of the World Talking About Japan’s Abduction Practices

  Joint Letter from Ambassadors of Australia, Canada, France, Italy, New Zealand, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States to the Japanese Government: http://japan2.usembassy.gov/e/p/tp-20100130-74.html http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/japan-japon/highlights-faits/media-20110209.aspx?lang=eng Pages from some Countries’  ”State Department/Foreign Ministry” Websites Highlighting Japan’s Policy of Child Abduction and Refusal … Continue reading

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