Author Archives: Brian Prager

About Brian Prager

I am the father of a beloved son who has been retained in Japan by his Japanese mother against my will. My boy has been kept out of contact with me since June, 2010. I am struggling to save him and get justice for us.

Persistence of the Old Regime: For Parents, Japanese State-Sanctioned International Child Abduction Goes On

The historian, Arno Mayer, once wrote words to the effect that it is difficult if not impossible to compose reasoned, ordered analysis of a conflict (a military and civil conflict) when the stakes are a fight to the death over … Continue reading

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12 o’clock

12:00 – Christmas Eve, and I’m moving boxes around in the night here in my apartment, trying to get myself ready for the arrival of the last of the holidays without making too much noise and disturbing my neighbors. I … Continue reading

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Child Abduction Enforcment Law Passed by the U.S. House

“Even in the darkest times, we have a right to  expect some illumination.”   -  Hannah Arendt The story below (in Japanese) quotes U.S. parent and chldren’s rights activist, Paul Toland (co-founding member of U.S.-based Bring Abducted Children Home) saying, … Continue reading

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New U.S. Ambassador Kennedy? Same Old International Child Abductions in the Framework of U.S. – Japan Relationship

“No one can say without being comical that he is getting ready to overturn things. He must overturn, and that is all.” – Georges Bataille, The Accursed Share, p.10 1 The terms of the Hague Convention’s adoption in Japan are … Continue reading

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