<Below these notes of mine is a story from today’s Yomiuri Shimbun. In it, the Japanese newspaper reports that an American father has been ordered by Japan’s new Hague court to return his child to Japan where the mother resides. > The Hague Convention does exactly for Japan what it says it should; but does … More Japan and the Results of the Hague Convention, 2014: A second child returned to Japan without protection.
Japan is working on its statistical quota for the year, it seems. This is a story from today’s news. A mother who has been given a court order to turn over her passports rushed to the Seattle airport and made away with her child. Destination? Japan. The father literally chased them trying to prevent them … More Defiance of the Court: New Japanese Parental Abduction from Seattle Demonstrates the Need for New Preventive Regulation (Keisuke’s Law)