Home (日本語)


+By article
+By author
+By issue
+By language
+By location
+By topic
+By year
+Random article
+What links here

Sister Sites

+Mind the Gap
+Portable Alien

Tsukuba Info

+City Hall
+Tsukuba Map
+Tsukuba Orientation
+Tsukuba Wiki

Support AT

+Advertise on AT
+Buy AT stuff
+Donate to AT
+Submit an article
+Take a survey

For Staff

+AT Workspace


+Contact us

Hyogo Governor Protests Snitching Website

Author: Nicolas Delerue, Issue: May 2004, Topic: Immigration

As reported in the March 2004 issue of the Alien Times the immigration bureau of the Justice Ministry has recently added a feature that allows people to report suspected illegal aliens in one's neighbourhood for reasons such as "causing anxiety" or "causing nuisance to the neighbourhood". On Wednesday the 14th of April the governor of Hyogo prefecture submitted a petition to the central government against the website. Hyogo prefecture is the first local government to do so in Japan. The petition was sent following a regular meeting between the local government and representative of foreigners established in Hyogo prefecture.

For more information: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/getarticle.pl5?nn20040418a8.htm.

<< Drive safely, Even on a Bicycle! | Master Index | Immigration Forms Available Online >>

Alien Times Sponsors

The advertisements that appear on paper and online versions of The Alien Times do not necessarily represent the views of the Alien Times. The Alien Times takes no responsibility for any transactions that occur between advertisers and readers.

The authors of articles that appear in Alien Times reserve the right to copyright their work. Please DO NOT copy any articles that appear in Alien Times without first receiving permission from the author of the article (when known) or the Alien Times Editor.

Funded by the Tsukuba Expo'85 Memorial Foundation, Printed by Isebu