• Japan and the Challenge of Human Rights Diplomacy

    Japan is facing growing pressure to take a tougher stand against human rights abuses in the region, including China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Hong Kong, and Myanmar. In this series we spotlight the halting development of human rights diplomacy in Japan.

    (Photo: Members of the Myanmar community in Japan demonstrate near the stadium in Chiba Prefecture where Japan met Myanmar in the second round of the Asian FIFA World Cup qualification, May 28, 2021. © Jiji.)