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The UNHRC Special Rapporteur has criticized Japan for failing to meet international human rights standards. A system should be established whereby a third-party organization independent of the government is involved in the screening of refugees whose lives are at risk.

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Eriko Suzuki, a professor of immigration policy at Kokushikan University. Critics say Japan's revised Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Law could force asylum-seekers to return to their home countries where they face persecution.

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Isn't that the idea!

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 has criticized Japan for failing to meet international human rights standards.

UNHRC need to know one thing, is not only refugee that failing meet international human right standards in Japan, even normal people who normally in Japan, easily failed to get human right standard in their work place. That also people who being detained in Japan, some lead to death, we can see that in the news.

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a third-party organization independent of the government

Government never likes that, especially in more totalitarian states. In fact, lack of 3rd party organisations might be a definition of totalitarian.

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The UN...that harbours terrorists? Kick rocks!

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