Moving Beyond ‘Checkbook Diplomacy’? Japan’s Changing Refugee Policy
By Maximilien Xavier Rehm
In its response to recent events in Afghanistan, Myanmar, and Ukraine, Japan has demonstrated greater flexibility in admitting those needing refuge.
Japan Welcomed This Ukrainian Refugee. Here’s What He Had to Say About the Process.
By Emily Schroen
The experience of Oleksii Yashchyrynskyi reflects Tokyo's surprising willingness to open its arms to refugees from the Russia-Ukraine war.