CEMiPoS researchers have contributed comments on the List of Issues Prior to Submission of the Seventh Periodic Report of Japan of the Human Rights Committee. In paragraph 29, the Committee enquires into measures
On 9 October 2020, the town of Suttsu in Hokkaido, located along the coast of the Sea of Japan, applied to be considered for preliminary research as part of the Japanese government’s
On 6 August, CEMiPoS Director Maruyama Hiroshi and Koizumi Masahiro, Director of the Sapporo Freedom School, visited revered Ainu leader Hatakeyama Satoshi in hospital in the northern part of Hokkaido. He has been
Asahi Shimbun was one of several national newspapers present at last weekend's Kamuycepnomi in Monbetsu. Their article discusses not only the cultural significance of the ritual, but also the fight for Indigenous rights
LifeGate interviews CEMiPoS Director Hiroshi Maruyama in their feature article on Upopoy, The Symbolic Space for Ethnic Harmony, as they explore the controversy surrounding its construction. Read the article here. Image from LifeGate.
Download the statement as a PDF here. Japan has a number of national museums officially endorsed by the government and intended to display and celebrate the ideals of Japanese culture. While most of