Professor Abe Kohki of Meiji Gakuin University, an expert on international law, saying it will be difficult to reconcile the opposing views of the U.N., which has criticized the long-term detention of some foreigners in Japan, and the Japanese government as long as Tokyo's priority remains the strict maintenance of national borders.© NHK
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Japan sets the bar for whose rights should be protected very low. The U.N., on the other hand, believes in protecting the rights of all human beings, regardless of their residence status and how important a country sees border control.
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