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Australia’s ABC News – Interviews Parent RYOMA TAKAHASHI

From: Australia’s ABC News - Foreign Correspondent’s Lastest Episode – Sayonara Baby (May 22, 2012) WILLACY (Narrator): This custom of sole custody has torn apart parents and children from all corners of the world. But while local awareness of the issue … Continue reading

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Is the State Department violating U.S. law and covering up of severity of International Kidnapping issue?

For over a decade the Department of State has largely ignored the issue of international parental kidnapping. From State Department attorney Tom Johnson, also the parent of an internationally kidnapped child, “The (State) Department’s bad faith is especially evident with … Continue reading

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A Look at the Social-Marital Issues in Japan

  Having had my own personal experience with the Japanese concept of “marriage”, finding that other parents (both males and females) had virtually identical experiences with their Japanese spouses, and having spent many long hours in talks with Japanese business … Continue reading

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For my sons during the holidays

Hello my sons… It is the holiday season.  A time for families to be together.  I am sorry that your mother refuses to soften her heart.  We should all be together.  We should all be a family. I miss you … Continue reading

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6 months and counting…

Hello Sons, I know that I haven’t written for you much recently.  But know that I think of you everyday, and the reason for my silence is because I am busy fighting to be with you again. It has been … Continue reading

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WE PETITION THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO….

  There is a petition on the White House Petitions site, We the People. Will YOU sign it? http://wh.gov/gKV And then, Will YOU Share it? THIS PETITION IS 100% ONLINE – AND SHOULD TAKE LESS THAN 2m TO COMPLETE. —– WE … Continue reading

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ABC-AU – Brand New Story on Japan and Child Abductions

Screen capture ABC AU story – Japan is a safe haven for parental child abduction. Both Japanese and non-Japanese parents alike are using abduction to Japan to settle custody disputes or escape an already established court order, as Japan’s defunct … Continue reading

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Child Abduction in Japan… The REAL Numbers – part 1.

Unfortunately, child abduction in Japan is a major epidemic. Equally unfortunate is the fact that so few people are aware if it. Part of the reason for this could be the fact that the “official numbers” reported by the US … Continue reading

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The Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal – Articles on Japan’s Dysfunction

The Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal is published three times a year by students of the University of Washington School of Law DIVORCE AND THE BEST INTEREST OF THE CHILD: DISPUTES OVER VISITATION AND THE JAPANESE FAMILY COURTS Written … Continue reading

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Japan, Child Abduction and Hypocrisy…

An apt little article on BacHome.org  – a site to raise awareness of the plight of 300 U.S. citizen children kidnapped to (and wrongfully retained) in Japan. Contrasting and demonstrating the hypocrisy of Japan vis-a-vis North Korea and Child abductions.  Read the article here: http://bit.ly/pLGwD9 … Continue reading

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