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Japan: Foreign Minister Should Raise Rights Abroad

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Click to expand Image Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi meets the media in Tokyo on May 28, 2020.  © 2020 Kyodo via AP Images (Tokyo) – Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi should forcefully raise human rights concerns on an upcoming regional trip, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to the foreign minister. Motegi will visit Papua New Guinea, Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar from August 20 to 25, 2020. In Papua New Guinea, violence against women and children is rampant. Cambodia’s one-party state is increasing its crackdown on activists, journalists, and the political…

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