Gradually, common-sense and knowledgeable voices have been appearing within Japan that are able to articulate the harmfulness and legal deadlocks created by Japanese legalized kidnapping as a response to divorce. It is a rare pleasure to be able to put forth here in English the words of one of those who have taken the long-standing … More Takao Tanase: The Hague Convention and Japan’s Parent-Child Law
2 year anniversary of my honeyboy’s kidnapping. Not a word. Rui, I love you more than words can tell. Tell your mother to bring you home to Daddy. Returning a bug to the park
This is the best bit of television about how international child abduction as practiced by the Japanese and others produces angst and trauma for the children and families, motivated by the thoughtless narcissism and possessiveness of the abductors. Starring Super-Matt Wyman and the clear-eyed testimony of a young woman named Jo who was victimized by … More Austrailan Television Tells International Parental Abduction Like It Is!
Whispering Pines Richard Manuel & Robbie Robertson If you find me in a gloom or catch me in a dream Inside my lonely room there is no in between Whispering pines, rising of the tide If only one star shines that’s just enough to get inside I will wait until it all goes ’round With … More “I can feel you standing there, but I don’t see you anywhere.”