The Illiberalism of Japan’s Detention Policies: an Interview with Professor Takamura

By Joy Kwak Detention Centers In an increasingly globalized world with rising protectionist and nationalist attitudes, many countries are confronting migrant workers, immigrants and refugees with restrictive and illiberal policies in order to limit immigration. These measures, however, are also combined with detentainment policies. A highly contested topic, detention is meant to be “an administrative measure to ensure that migrants cannot abscond while preparation for … Continue reading The Illiberalism of Japan’s Detention Policies: an Interview with Professor Takamura