ERD Net reported racial discrimination in Japan to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)
Date : 2014.07.09
This report is prepared by the NGO Network for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (ERD Net), which is a nationwide network among NGOs and individuals working for the issues relating to racism, racial discrimination and colonialism in Japan.
This report consists of two parts. One is about the issues involving minority communities in Japan including Buraku, indigenous peoples, ethnic minorities and migrants. The other is about the issue of “hate speech” in relation to the reservation of Article 4 (a) and (b), and which requires an immediate action to address.
- ERD Net report on hate speech in Japan
- Additional ERD Net report on the right to public assistance of non-citizens and hate speech in Japan (submitted on 24th July)