Part of the article reads as follows:
"As we reported 12 months ago, no Japanese court has ever caused a child abducted to
There is no reason to hope for change any time soon:
In addition, Japanese custody laws differ substantially from those of other developed countries—another reason that consideration of the document is taking so long, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
“In custody matters, the Japanese system merely rubberstamps the status quo,” Morley says. That means the parent that has physical possession of the children is guaranteed legal custody, and since parental child abduction is not a crime in
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