Highlights of the last 4 months
Summary of what has happened from October to present.
Oct 4th Asahi Shimbun publishes story about my bike tour to raise awareness about child rights.
October 16th I finished my 1500km bike ride from Kumamoto to Tokyo.
October 16th demo in Shibuya for joint custody and the Hague.
October 17th met with Diet member who advocates for joint custody.
October 18th Japan Times publishes story about my bike tour
October 31st NHK publishes an internet piece regarding joint custody.
Nov 12th Obama asks Noda to solve the abduction issue and join the Hague
Nov 13th Joint Demarche. 6 nations press Japan to sign the Hague.
Dec 12th – 16th I visited 9 prefectural offices to advocate for joint custody
Dec 15th one-fifth of kids deprived of contact with one parent – Japan Times
Dec 18th street demo in Tokyo for joint custody
Dec 19th – 22nd I visited 8 prefectural offices to advocate for joint custody
Dec 21st Secretary Clinton urges Japan to take action on child abduction
Dec 22nd LBP Meetup Group has candle light vigil and deliver policy statement to Ministry of Justice
Dec 23rd Karina Garcia is returned from Japan to America.
Dec 24th LBP meetup group in the paper
Jan 6th Kurt Campbell urges Japan to sign the Hague and solve existing abduction cases
Jan 12th LBP group meets with Justice Minister Eda