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Event held to mark DOS selection of Japanese lawyer as trafficking in persons “hero”

  • August 25, 2021
  • , Mainichi
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Mainichi wrote that an event to celebrate the Department of State’s selection of Japanese lawyer Ibusuki Shoichi as one of its eight Trafficking in Persons Report Heroes in 2021 was held in Tokyo on Tuesday. He has been involved in efforts to support foreign technical interns suffering abuse in Japan. Ibusuki is the second Japanese to be named a Trafficking in Persons Report Hero following Torii Ippei who was recognized in 2013 for battling human rights abuse in Japan.

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