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I will ensure an examination of each case on whether keeping the person detained is necessary, considering the individual circumstances.

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Immigration Services Agency chief Shoko Sasaki, pledging to scrap Japan’s longstanding policy of detaining all foreigners who lack resident status, following the criticism that erupted over the death of a Sri Lankan woman under detention.

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I will ensure an examination of each case on whether keeping the person detained is necessary, considering the individual circumstances.

...だけど?There is always "but" in everything that is being said.

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Immigration Services Agency chief Shoko Sasaki, but next week he will be moved to the agency overseeing Cow milking or something similar means nothing when the systemic abuse is so intrenched a person died in a wheelchair and the immigration services say she was faking it? Don’t come to Japan if you don’t have to.

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...necessary for whom?

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Yes, I think the "but" will be that this project will take 12-18 years...

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