Solving parental child abduction problem no piece of cake, By Colin P.A. Jones, Japan Times (March 1, 2011).  Japan Times article author avers that, as Japan moves toward ratifying the 1980 Hague Abduction Convention, simultaneous amendments to Japan’s domestic laws will ensure that children are not returned by Japanese courts. Concerns about whether the treaty or the courts that interpret it are adequately equipped to address domestic violence are not unique to Japan; the issue has moved to the forefront of the global Hague dialogue.

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