Japan took my family away from me! – Louis Christian, Left Behind Parent from Japan (Part 1)

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The Ushiku immigration center near Tokyo holds people seeking refuge in Japan. Using a hidden camera, award-winning filmmaker Thomas Ash interviewed inmates there from late 2019. In his documentary based on the conversations that he had with the inmates and detainees, he portrays the lack of a refugee policy in Japan, how the media is unwilling to talk about it, the same for worldwide organizations like United Nations, and concludes that this is Japan's biggest human rights violation.

In this documentary, Louis Christian was featured heavily and his story is one of the most heartbreaking one. The Japanese immigration department not only coerced his wife coerced into divorcing him but also to abort his second child and alienate him from his first wife. In this podcast we talk to him about all that and more. I am also joined by Enrique, the founder of Find My Parent in this episode.

Link to the documentary: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt14726670/