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US Government Reports

U.S. Department of State
Library of Congress
Library of Congress - Congressional Research Service (CRS)
Library of Congress - Law Library of Congress (LLOC)
  • Family Reunification Laws in Selected Jurisdictions - July 2014


Non-Government Organization Reports

Amnesty International
  • Amnesty International:  Death Sentences and Executions - 2020
  • Submission to the UN Human Rights Committee – Jan. 2022
Country Maps
Election Guide
Freedom House
Human Rights Watch
  • “They Don’t Treat Us Like Human Beings” Abuse of Imprisoned Women in Japan - Nov. 2023
  • “The Law Undermines Dignity” Momentum to Revise Japan’s Legal Gender Recognition Process – May 2021
  • “I Was Hit So Many Times I Can’t Count” Abuse of Child Athletes in Japan - July 2020
  • “A Really High Hurdle” Japan’s Abusive Transgender Legal Recognition Process – March 2019
  • "The Nail That Sticks Out Gets Hammered Down" LGBT Bullying and Exclusion in Japanese Schools - May 2016
  • Without Dreams: Children in Alternative Care in Japan - May 2014
  • Owed Justice: Thai Women Trafficked into Debt Bondage in Japan - September 2000
Minority Rights Group International
  • State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples - 2016, 2015
World Health Organization


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Freedom House Human Rights Watch


Updated December 22, 2023