…meanwhile Japan continues to deny most applications for refugee status.
Even Australia manages to do better than Japan when it comes to accepting refugees fleeing persecution in their native country. Myanmar refugees and their new life in Melbourne. They even seem to doing their best to try and help them integrate into their new country.
Japan approved a mere 20 out of 20,000 political asylum applications last year. Meanwhile Amnesty Japan has agreed to stop its members visiting detention centres, and even closed down one of its teams that focused on refugee issues.