Statement Urging the Swift Assurance of Protection to Asylum Seekers, Including those from Afghanistan
In response to the situation in Afghanistan, JAR, jointly with two other organizations that support refugees in Japan, issued a statement calling on the Japanese government to provide prompt protection to asylum seekers, etc., including those from Afghanistan.
Regarding Requests for Asylum from Olympic Athletes and Others
There are cases where athletes and others who are visiting Japan for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics wish to seek protection in Japan or other countries due to threat of persecution, etc. in their home countries. In order to ensure that these people are properly protected, we would like to ask the media to take the following points into consideration when collecting information and reporting on such cases, so as not to interfere with refugee protection.