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In Japan, foreign parents lead charge against child “abduction”

In Japan, foreign parents lead charge against child “abduction”

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  1. This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2020/01/16/national/crime-legal/japan-foreign-parents-lead-charge-child-abduction/#.XiCRpMj7Q2w) reduced by 87%. (I’m a bot)
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    > A growing number of foreign nationals in Japan are speaking out against what they say is a little-known but entrenched system that allows one parent in a broken relationship to take away the children and block the other from visiting them.

    > Australian Scott McIntyre was the latest foreign national to raise his voice against the estrangement of separated parents from their children in Japan.

    > "It's heartening to see all the attention foreign parents are bringing to this issue," said Kenjiro Hara, director at nonprofit activist group Convention on the Rights of the Child Japan.

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