ERASURE OF THE FATHER Coercive Practices, Corrosive Effects In Japanese International Parental Child Abduction BRIAN W. PRAGER ABSTRACT Erasure of the father, the expulsion of a caregiving natural parent from the lives of young children, is epidemic in Japan today. Today roughly three million children in Japan have meager-to-no contact with one parent after divorce, … More Erasure of the Father: Coercive Practices, Corrosive Effects In Japanese International Parental Child Abduction
Petitions are supposed to be like legal briefs, aren’t they? It’s quite difficult to imagine how to make four pages worth of rant (minimum) at the sickly and sour Japanese family courts, and the revulsion inspired by the thick US response into a quick, short, sharp, shock out of clumsy, unpoetic prose – >ZAP!< to … More July 25th 2015 – Petition Draft: To End Child Abductions, Restore Our Children, Reject “Online Video Parenting”, and Stop the Goons!
It is difficult for us as parents of kidnapped children to slog through the murky streams and fouled rivulets with which the U.S. Department of State floods the river of legal and verbal effluvia separating us from our children. Among the strategic difficulties, one was the subject of a significant U.S. Congressional hearing this week … More “Stunning!” Congressional Committee Slams US State Department for Issuing False Report on Japan’s International Child Abductions
“I think that sanctions are a two-edged sword. I think that threatening countries is often an unsuccessful way to get them to cooperate with us, because most of the relationships that we have are very complex and involve many issues.” – Susan Jacobs, in response to a request for the State Department’s opinion of the threat … More Children Betrayed: Having declared unilateral surrender, the U.S. chief international children’s advocate Susan Jacobs should resign.