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Ukrainian in Japan returns home to help parents, country

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By MARI YAMAGUCHI

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They say thousands of marine and Azov, surrendered too the Russian in Mariupol,and the government of Ukraine would not come their aid,Ukraine destroy that base in Soloti ,they will get grind down in the earth,and deal with their traitors within the mist,they claim too damage the cruiser Moskva in the Black sea Hail Hail

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Ukrainian in Japan returns home to help parents, country

Unlike Japan that try to avoid to acknowledge that family and children really exist in people life, Ukraine on the other hand willing flew thousands miles away to help their family and parents.

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Great! Now that the world has a better understanding of Putins Weak Military, its time to protect and go on the offensive. Great News!

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Great! Now that the world has a better understanding of Putins Weak Military, its time to protect and go on the offensive. Great News!.

And you go to the front leading the pride troops, you plus Robin. LOL !!..

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Unlike Japan that try to avoid to acknowledge that family and children really exist in people life,

Really? didn't know that Japan is trying to avoid to acknowledge that. What makes you think so?

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 I have no problem … but I’m worried about my parents,” she said, requesting anonymity for her parents. "My parents will be targeted for being with me and for their pro-Ukrainian activities.”

If anonymity is indeed needed it is not particularly helpful for media ( including JT ) to publish her full name and a photo.

The biggest hurdle for many Ukrainians is to get plane tickets to Japan, she said, because they have lost their jobs, homes and money since the invasion."

No worries , didn,t J-govt announce they were reserving seats for the evacuees on commercial flights to Japan? How many have arrived you ask ? Oh yes, a grand total of 6.https://sp.m.jiji.com/english/show/19081

TOKYO: Six Ukrainians fleeing their country from the Russian invasion arrived at Narita International Airport near Tokyo on Saturday aboard a direct commercial flight from Poland on which the Japanese government has leased seats for such evacuees.

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she fears that the Russians could persecute or kill those close to her if they return to Kharkiv, which is now under fierce attack and may fall under Russian control.

Not surprisingly far right posters have been afraid to call Putin a tyrant, or the Kremlin fascists, after they'd written so many posts claiming Australia, New Zealand and Canada were fascist states led by tyrants. And those same rightists claimed NATO were the warmongers in tUkraine, not the invading warmongering Russians. Some mighty convoluted reasoning shown by the pro-fascists, but shouldn't shock anyone because some of the far right extremists who might cite a source, defend their positions with a youtube link, while at the same time claiming anything coming from 'Western media' or 'Big Tech' is unreliable and biased.

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if there is anything "good" we can get from this war would be the freshest reminder of what a true refugee is.

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And you go to the front leading the pride troops, you plus Robin. LOL !!..

They are doing a good job beating back your Lord Putin's savages. LOL!

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This brave woman is awesome !

She rises up to save her parents and assist others.

Yes a lack of tolerance for foreign residents and tourist but the healthy food and low crime rate in Japan balances that out.

Japan is changing slowly.

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Brave man. Godspeed!

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No worries , didn,t J-govt announce they were reserving seats for the evacuees on commercial flights to Japan? How many have arrived you ask ? Oh yes, a grand total of 6.https://sp.m.jiji.com/english/show/19081

TOKYO: Six Ukrainians fleeing their country from the Russian invasion arrived at Narita International Airport near Tokyo on Saturday aboard a direct commercial flight from Poland on which the Japanese government has leased seats for such evacuees.

This week, maybe another 6, a week after 6 more ...

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It is a bit silly to request anonymity for her parents but have her own full name in the article.

Unless she doesn't share their same surname.

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TOKYO: Six Ukrainians fleeing their country from the Russian invasion arrived at Narita International Airport near Tokyo on Saturday aboard a direct commercial flight from Poland on which the Japanese government has leased seats for such evacuees.

This week, maybe another 6, a week after 6 more ..."

The speed and scale of this J-govt initiative to help Ukranian refugees is truly impressive...6 people per week...sugooi.

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This week, maybe another 6, a week after 6 more ..."

The speed and scale of this J-govt initiative to help Ukranian refugees is truly impressive...6 people per week...sugooi.

Yep Japan is doing what it can step by step as a member of G7 which itself far behind Ukraine neighbor countries in number, your favorite, where most of evacuees use car or train transportation

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As if the direct neighborhood in western Ukraine would be a safer place… This is just only like a stupid suicide attempt, packed into a heroic refugee-goes-back-to-whatever propaganda story. No one is helped and no lives are saved if those wannabe heroes go back and will be massacred , then together with those still there and not having fled until now.

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Japan is doing what it can step by step as a member of G7 which itself far behind Ukraine neighbor countries in number, your favorite, where most of evacuees use car or train transportation.

We have been over how many refugees each G7 country ( incl. those that are not in Europe = Canada &US ) is accepting many times so there is no point doing it again on this thread. You can Google. If " step by step " efforts by G7 member Japan resulting in 6 evacuees per week impresses you ..cool. Pat on the back.

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We have been over how many refugees each G7 country ( incl. those that are not in Europe = Canada &US ) is accepting many times so there is no point doing it again on this thread. You can Google. If " step by step " efforts by G7 member Japan resulting in 6 evacuees per week impresses you ..cool. Pat on the back.

Strange. The biggest hurdle for many Ukrainians is to get plane tickets to Japan, Kaverina said, because they have lost their jobs, homes and money since the invasion. How come they could afford fly to Canada or to the US either through direct or through Tijuana in Mexico? You heard of these two countries providing free flights service for them perhaps everyday chartering passengers seats in full maybe? Then how come they don't come to Japan by themselves ? Strange. Perhaps they prefer Canada or US to Japan and yet, you keep complaining about the same point over and over again?

Canada: is home to nearly 1.4 million Ukrainian-Canadians, making Canada the second-largest population of the Ukrainian diaspora, after Russia

US: They announced Temporary Protected Satus which is mainly for Ukranians already in US. 100k threshold was announced Yes. But it is focusing on those with family already in the country just like Japan was initially like. Last I checked, there were only 500+ Ukraines who newly entered US between Jan~Feb, and the numbers for the month of March has not been released yet .

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 there is anything "good" we can get from this war would be the freshest reminder of what a true refugee is.

yes, a 'true' refugee has a family that can go and save them in a war torn country and bring aid as well. Is that your definition

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@kennyG - they're coming to Canada because of that huge diaspora of Ukrainians in this country who are paying for those flights, as well as the Canadian government.

What's interesting about this article, at least to me, is "Kaverina, who has been in Japan for five years, said she has seen a lack of tolerance for foreign residents and diversity in Japan," which does not surprise me in the least and which has been a topic featured here on JT. Also, the fact "that she was surprised by Tokyo's quick pledge to accept displaced Ukrainians, even though Japan does not expect many will come," has also generated chatter here on JT.

And to anyone here who thinks she's grandstanding, I challenge you to put yourself in her shoes and leave your parents in a threatening war zone.

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@kennyG - they're coming to Canada because of that huge diaspora of Ukrainians in this country who are paying for those flights,

OK makes sense. the 2nd biggest home for the Ukranian diaspora shoulder ing the cost to rescue them, but Japan is not unfortunately the country so far for as such biggest Ukranian diaspora. Yet some poster cannot stop comparing Japan against Canada.

as well as the Canadian government.

If you do not mind, please link the source how much Canadian government has been shouldering the cost for transportation so far.

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Japan is not unfortunately the country so far for as such biggest Ukranian diaspora. Yet some poster cannot stop comparing Japan against Canada."

Funny, you can name any of the other " advanced democracies " Japan is so keen to compare itself to all the time to clearly see they accept way more refugees than Japan. Be it from Ukraine or any other conflict , including Asian conflicts . Yet some apologist poster can not stop coming up with all sorts of excuses for J-govt.

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Funny, you can name any of the other " advanced democracies " Japan is so keen to compare itself to all the time to clearly see they accept way more refugees than Japan. Be it from Ukraine or any other conflict , including Asian conflicts . Yet some apologist poster can not stop coming up with all sorts of excuses for J-govt.

I see Japan is simply trying to do what has been agreed among G7 meeting and I do not see Japan itself is trying to keenly compare itself with other G7 members. You are the one who's always comparing Japan against other "advanced democracies" . As for other asylum seekers than Ukranians, you may want to refer to all those news articles about the realities in Europe against African/Middle Easterns and in the US against Latinos as one news article recently put up at here JT too. And Canada is not exceptional either.

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Frankly, this is not news.

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 As for other asylum seekers than Ukranians, you may want to refer to all those news articles about the realities in Europe against African/Middle Easterns and in the US against Latinos as one news article recently put up at here JT too. And Canada is not exceptional either."

We,re talking about Japan,s policies here - not "realities in Europe or elsewhere " , but try and divert as much as you always do, there is no disputing facts about the number of refugees accepted by Japan vs any other advanced country , be they in G7 or not. The numbers speak for themselves. Case closed.

*Japan, one of the world’s richest countries, has some of the most restrictive policies toward refugees and asylum seekers. Since 1982, when Japan enacted its laws to accept refugees, 85,479 people have applied for refugee status and 841 have been accepted. Japan accepted 47 refugees in 2020. Foreigners who have been granted refugee status face difficulties integrating into Japan, with few resources to help them find jobs or learn the language. Those who apply for status and get denied risk being sent to migrant detention centers, where they face poor living conditions, discrimination and violence.*

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2022/03/19/japan-ukraine-refugees/

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 As for other asylum seekers than Ukranians, you may want to refer to all those news articles about the realities in Europe against African/Middle Easterns and in the US against Latinos as one news article recently put up at here JT too. And Canada is not exceptional either."

We,re talking about Japan,s policies here - not "realities in Europe or elsewhere " , but try and divert as much as you always do, there is no disputing facts about the number of refugees accepted by Japan vs any other advanced country , be they in G7 or not. The numbers speak for themselves. Case closed.

Japan, one of the world’s richest countries, has some of the most restrictive policies toward refugees and asylum seekers. Since 1982, when Japan enacted its laws to accept refugees, 85,479 people have applied for refugee status and 841 have been accepted. Japan accepted 47 refugees in 2020. Foreigners who have been granted refugee status face difficulties integrating into Japan, with few resources to help them find jobs or learn the language. Those who apply for status and get denied risk being sent to migrant detention centers, where they face poor living conditions, discrimination and violence.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2022/03/19/japan-ukraine-refugees/

Convenient plot as always. Then We are talking about Japan's action for Ukranian evacuees. you have been trying to divert to comparison with other G7 and to Other Asian asylum seekers.....

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Convenient plot as always. Then We are talking about Japan's action for Ukranian evacuees. you have been trying to divert to comparison with other G7 and to Other Asian asylum seekers.....

Lol...the master diversionist is pointing a finger...no matter whether you compare the number of Ukranian refugees accepted or any others the facts remain the same. Japan takes way less than any other "advanced country" it likes to be compared with. Case closed. No need for the embarrasing merry go around.

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If you refer to G7, I did too. If you refer to other asylum seekers, I did. And if you can prove that Japan is trying itself with other g7, be my quests, although you7re absolutely off topic. No need for further embarrasing yourself by amplifying voice through multiple accounts"

Now , you,re not making any sense at all. Whatever...Once again facts and numbers speak for themselves. Under 1% of refugee applicants accepted since 1982. Case closed.

*"Japan, one of the world’s richest countries, has some of the most restrictive policies toward refugees and asylum seekers. *Since 1982, when Japan enacted its laws to accept refugees, 85,479 people have applied for refugee status and 841 have been accepted. Japan accepted 47 refugees in 2020. "

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I provided the statistics for both Japan and the other countries for you a number of times. You have nothing to refute those numbers so just obfuscate and go around in little senile circles ,lol. In the end - Japan accepted a grand total of 841 refugees since 1982. Fact. Enjoy the Friday afternoon beer, lol, cheers.

What do I have to care about that 841 number in the thread about Ukrainian lady who returned home country in the crisis? May I ask you the master?

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