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Table of Contents
Definition & Situation in Japan
WHO
Literature (Various Writings)
Achievements at Conferences, Workshops etc.
Theme Related Links
Newspaper Articles


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Definition & Situation in Japan

Leprosy
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leprosy
Leprosy in Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leprosy_in_Japan


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WHO

MATSUBARA Yoko
YOSHIDA Sachie


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Literature (Various Writings)

YOSHIDA Sachie March 31, 2012 "A Study of Policies Regarding Hansenz's Disease in Korea under Japanese Occupation: From the Foundation of the Sorokdo Charity Clinic to the Enactment of the Chosen-Rai-Yoborei"
Core Ethics 8:433-443@[PDF]

The Nippon Foundation October 11, 2011 "Implementing the Enhanced Strategy"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/events/20111011_Implementing_the_Enhanced_Strategy.html

AWAZU Chikako October 3, 2011 "India President Pledges Support To Leprosy Community Petition Asks Help For Those Who Are Cured"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/current/India_President_Pledges_Support_To_Leprosy.html

The Nippon Foundation August 17, 2011 "Pygmy Aka Tribe In Dire Need of Food Leprosy Medication Is Second Priority Central African Republic Humanitarian Report"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/current/Pygmy_Aka_Tribe.html

The Nippon Foundation August 11, 2011 "Fighting Against the Forgotten Disease Leprosy in Malawi"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/current/Malawi_leprosy.html

The Nippon Foundation August 2, 2011 "Student Volunteers To Work In Leprosy Colony In India"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/current/India_Work_Camp.html

YOSHIDA Sachie June 30, 2011 "Hansen's Disease Is Not Over Yet"@http://www.ritsumei-arsvi.org/en/news/read/id/144

The Nippon Foundation March 28, 2011 "Timor Leste Achieves Leprosy Elimination Target"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/media/news/2011/20110328.html

The Nippon Foundation January 30, 2011 "Micro-enterprises Honored in India"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/events/20110130_Micro_enterprises_Honored_in_India.html

The Nippon Foundation January 25, 2011 "GLOBAL APPEAL 2011: Lesson from Beijing"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/events/20110125_GLOBAL_APPEAL_2011.html

The Nippon Foundation December 24, 2010 "United Nations General Assembly Passes Resolution on Leprosy and Human Rights"@http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/media/news/20101224UNGeneralAssemblyLeprosy.html

The Nippon Foundation October 1, 2010 "Human Rights Council adopts resolution on ending leprosy-related discrimination"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/events/20101001_Human_Rights_Council_adopts_resolution.html

TOMINAGA Natsuko February 9, 2010 "Nepal eliminates leprosy"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/current/20100208Nepaleliminatesleprosy.html

The Nippon Foundation January 25, 2010 "GLOBAL APPEAL 2010: Business Speaks Up"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/events/20100125_GLOBAL_APPEAL_2010.html

The Nippon Foundation January 24, 2010 "India's network of people affected by leprosy holds regional meeting in Chennai"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/events/20100124_network_of_people_affected_by_leprosy.html

The Nippon Foundation January 12, 2010 "Media Alert: Leprosy Global Appeal to be held in Mumbai"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/media/news/20100121MediaAlert.html

The Nippon Foundation January 6, 2010 "Media Fact Sheet: Leprosy"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/media/news/20100119MediaFactSheet.html

MIYASAKA Michio 2009 "AN ETHICAL ANALYSIS OF LEPROSY CONTROL POLICY IN JAPAN,"
http://www.clg.niigata-u.ac.jp/~miyasaka/hansen/leprosypolicy.html

The Nippon Foundation June 15, 2009 "ASEC-TNF Project: Toward a 'Caring Community'"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/events/20090615_ASEC_TNF_Project.html

The Nippon Foundation April 24, 2009 "Program managers, partners meet in India and agree on new target for 2011-2015"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/events/20090424_Program_managers.html

The Nippon Foundation January 26, 2009 "Global Appeal 2009 : Global Appeal Returns to UK"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/events/20090126_Global_Appeal_2009.html

David Tharp January 19, 2009 "Global Appeal 2009"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/media/news/20090119.html

The Nippon Foundation September 7, 2008 "Kolkata conference airs hopes and needs of people affected by leprosy"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/events/20080907_Kolkata_conference.html

The Nippon Foundation June 18, 2008 "Human Rights: History Is Made in Geneva"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/events/20080618_History_Is_Made_in_Geneva.html

The Nippon Foundation January 28, 2008 "Global Appeal 2008: Third Appeal Launched from London"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/events/20080128_Global_Appeal_2008.html

The Nippon Foundation December 31, 2007 "DR Congo Makes Headway"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/events/20071231DR_Congo_Makes_Headway.html

The Nippon Foundation July 13, 2007 "Leprosy: The Long Quest for a Cure"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/20070713LeprosyCure.html

YOSHIDA Sachie January 2007 "Banging the Invisible Wall - When the Quarantine Can Be Abolished?: From the Field Work at the Hansen's Disease Ward" Bachelor's Thesis

James L. Huffman January 29, 2006 "Global Appeal Made in New Delhi"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/media/news/2006/brief_dtl/2006739/20067391.html

James L. Huffman January 24, 2006 "Global Appeal to end Stigma and Discrimination Against People Affected by Leprosy"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/media/news/2006/brief_dtl/2006738/20067381.html

James L. Huffman January 20, 2006 "The Delhi Declaration, December 19, 2005"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/leprosy/2006737/20067371.html

The Nippon Foundation January 17, 2006 "Help Former Patients to Stand on Their Own Two Feet"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/work/2003/leprosy/2003615/20036151.html

James L. Huffman August 15, 2005 "Real Voices at the United Nations"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/media/news/2005/brief_dtl/2005722/20057221.html

James L. Huffman August 11, 2005 "U.N. Human Rights Sub-Commission Passes Leprosy Resolution" http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/media/news/2005/brief_dtl/2005721/20057211.html

The Nippon Foundation August 16, 2004 "U.N. Sub-Commission on Human Rights Resolves to Study Leprosy and Human Rights"@http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/leprosy/2004666/20046662.html

James L. Huffman August 5, 2004 "UN Sub-Commission Support for Leprosy and Human Rights"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/media/news/2004/brief_dtl/2004665/20046651.html

The Nippon Foundation June 30, 2004 "Lord Buddha, by Mr. Kei Seki"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/leprosy/2004662/20046621.html

The Nippon Foundation April 6, 2004 ""I don't want charity ... I want my dignity.""
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/leprosy/2004644/20046441.html

The Nippon Foundation March 30, 2004 "Nippon Foundation Written Statement, Presented at the 60th UN Human Rights Commission"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/work/2004/20046461.html

The Nippon Foundation March 23, 2004 "Yang Qian Mei: HANDA's Help, Her Own Strength"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/leprosy/2004645/20046451.html

The Nippon Foundation February 23, 2004 "Mr. Feng Ke Teng: "Do Human Rights Apply to Everyone?""
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/leprosy/2004641/20046411.html

The Nippon Foundation February 18, 2004 "The Life of Praksam"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/leprosy/2004640/20046401.html

The Nippon Foundation April 16, 2003 "GAEL 2003: The Yangon Declaration"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/leprosy/2003599/20035991.html

The Nippon Foundation April 16, 2003 "The Leprosy Campaign in India"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/leprosy/2003601/20036011.html

The Nippon Foundation February 6, 2003 "3rd GAEL Meeting Convenes in Yangon"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/leprosy/200317/2003171_n.html

The Nippon Foundation October 3, 2002 "Update: A Fight Being Won"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/work/2003/leprosy/200324/2003241.html

The Nippon Foundation August 23, 2002 "One Man's Story: Yasuji Hirasawa"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/leprosy/200318/2003181_n.html

The Nippon Foundation August 23, 2002 "The L-Word"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/leprosy/200319/2003191.html

The Nippon Foundation June 19, 2002 ""If India Fails, we all Have Failed.""
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/leprosy/200320/2003201.html

The Nippon Foundation June 3, 2002 "The Tokyo Declaration"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/leprosy/200321/2003211.html

The Nippon Foundation January 31, 2002 "Second Annual GAEL Meeting Held in Brasilia"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/leprosy/200322/2003221.html

The Nippon Foundation July 22, 2001 "The Day I Came Back to Life"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/leprosy/200323/2003231.html

The Nippon Foundation July 10, 2001 "Sasakawa Memorial Health Foundation: Vehicle for Elimination"
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/work/2003/leprosy/200325/2003251.html

MATSUBARA Yoko December 1998 "The Enactment of Japan's Sterilization Laws in the 1940s: A Prelude to Postwar Eugenic Policy," Historia Scientiarum, The History of Science Society of Japan, vol.8, no.2, pp.187-201. [MS Word, in English]

TSUCHIYA Takashi 1997 "Eugenic Sterilizations in Japan and Recent Demands for Apology: A Report," Newsletter of the Network on Ethics and Intellectual Disability 3(1):1-4

T Lietman, T Porco, and S Blower@December 1997 "Leprosy and Tuberculosis: The Epidemiological Consequences of Cross-immunity," American Journal of Public Health 87(12):1923-1927
http://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/abs/10.2105/AJPH.87.12.1923

Delizia Flaccavento@"Turkish Association for the Fight Against Leprosy"
http://photophilanthropy.org/gallery-posts/turkish-association-for-the-fight-against-leprosy/


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Achievements at Conferences, Workshops etc.

Open Seminar "Considering the Never-ending Issue of Leprosy: Movie Leprosy and Three Acts"(October 24, 2015)
http://www.ritsumei-arsvi.org/en/news/read/id/293

YOSHIDA Sachie November 9, 2011 "A Consideration concerning the Process of Forming Policies on Hansen's Disease under Korean Sovereignty," Second Korea Japan Disability Studies Forum, Ritsumeikan University

YOSHIDA Sachie July 9, 2011 "The Actual Situation of Korean Policy against Hansen's Disease: Shorokuto from under Japan's Governance to its Liberty," The International Program of the Global COE Program Ars Vivendi, Seoul Campus of Kyonggi University

YOSHIDA Sachie November 27, 2010 "Transition of Hansen Disease Policies in Japan and South Korea since 1950s," Korea Japan Disability Studies Forum, Seoul, Korea

YOSHIDA Sachie May 29, 2010 "Traps of the Hansen's Disease in History: What Turned How into That," The International Program of the Global COE Program Ars Vivendi, The International Research Exchange Meeting, Kyonggi University

YOSHIDA Sachie March 2007 "Banging the Invisible Wall - When the Quarantine Can Be Abolished?: From the Field Work at the Hansen's Disease Ward" The 12th Convention of The Society for Ecological Anthropology, Fukuoka


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Theme Related Links

AIFO
http://www.aifo.it/english/gen/activities/activitylep.htm
Battling Leprosy Worldwide
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/worldwide/leprosy/world_of_leprosy.html
Bethany Colony Leprosy Association
http://bethanyleprosycolony.org/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/
Drug Resistance in Leprosy: Reports from Selected Endemic Countries (WHO) (2009)
http://www.who.int/wer/2009/wer8426.pdf
Global Leprosy Situation, September 1999 (WHO)
http://www.who.int/docstore/wer/pdf/1999/wer7438.pdf
Global Leprosy Situation, 2004 (WHO)
http://www.who.int/wer/2005/en/wer8013.pdf
Global Leprosy Situation, 2005 (WHO)
http://www.who.int/wer/2005/wer8034.pdf
Global Leprosy Situation, 2006 (WHO)
http://www.who.int/wer/2006/wer8132.pdf
Global Leprosy Situation, 2007 (WHO)
http://www.who.int/wer/2007/wer8225.pdf
Global Leprosy Situation, 2007 (Additional)(WHO)
http://www.who.int/wer/2007/wer8244.pdf
Global Leprosy Situation, 2008 (WHO)
http://www.who.int/wer/2008/wer8333.pdf
Global Leprosy Situation, 2009 (WHO)
http://www.who.int/wer/2009/wer8433.pdf
Hansen's Disease for the People (Japanese)
http://shimingakkai.com/
IDEA Leprosy and Human Rights
http://www.idealeprosydignity.org/
Infectious Disease Surveillance Center (IDSC)
http://idsc.nih.go.jp/index.html
ILEP (The International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations)
http://www.ilep.org.uk/
International Leprosy Association
http://www.leprosy-ila.org/do.php/HOME >
Japanese Leprosy Association (Japanese)
http://www.hansen-gakkai.jp/
Leprosy (WHO) (2001)
http://www.who.int/docstore/wer/pdf/2001/wer7623.pdf
Leprosy-Global Situation (WHO) (2000)
http://www.who.int/docstore/wer/pdf/2000/wer7528.pdf
Leprosy-Global Situation (WHO) (2002)
http://www.who.int/docstore/wer/pdf/2002/wer7701.pdf
Leprosy-Global Target Attained (WHO) (2001)
http://www.who.int/docstore/wer/pdf/2001/wer7620.pdf
Leprosy-Learning from Success (WHO) (2001)
http://www.who.int/docstore/wer/pdf/2001/wer7621.pdf
Leprosy Elimination Campaigns (WHO) (1999)
http://www.who.int/docstore/wer/pdf/1999/wer7440.pdf
Leprosy Elimination Campaigns (WHO) (2002)
http://www.who.int/docstore/wer/pdf/2002/wer7703.pdf
Leprosy Elimination Campaigns: Impact on Case Detection (WHO) (2003)
http://www.who.int/docstore/wer/pdf/2003/wer7803.pdf
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
http://www.mhlw.go.jp/english/index.html
National Hansen's Disease Museum (Leaflet)
http://www.hansen-dis.jp/download/pdf/leaf_eng.pdf
National Sanatorium Kikuchi Keifuen
http://www.hosp.go.jp/~keifuen/english/index.html
National Sanatorium Matsuoka Hoyo-en
http://www.hosp.go.jp/~matuoka/english/english.html
Special Action Projects for the Elimination of Leprosy (WHO) (2003)
http://www.who.int/wer/2003/en/wer7829.pdf
Special Campaigns to Eliminate Leprosy: Improving Services (WHO) (2004)
http://www.who.int/wer/2004/en/wer7937.pdf
The Nippon Foundation
http://www.nippon-foundation.or.jp/eng/
Trends in the Epidemiology of Leprosy-Viet Nam, 1983-2006 (WHO) (2008)
http://www.who.int/wer/wer8324.pdf
Twenty-five Years of Multidrug Therapy for Leprosy (WHO) (2004)
http://www.who.int/wer/2004/en/wer7927.pdf
World Health Organization (WHO)
http://www.who.int/en/
World Health Organization (WHO)-Leprosy
http://www.who.int/topics/leprosy/en/
World Health Organization (WHO)-Leprosy Today
http://www.who.int/lep/en/
World Health Organization Western Pacific Region
http://www.wpro.who.int/


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Newspaper Articles

June 29, 2015 "Suicide Blast at Nigeria Leprosy Hospital Claims Five" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/06/29/world/suicide-blast-nigeria-leprosy-hospital-claims-five/#.Vi2EvzKhfGg

June 13, 2015 "White NAACP Leader Posed as African-American, Parents Say" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/06/13/world/social-issues-world/white-naacp-leader-posed-as-african-american-parents-say/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=white-naacp-leader-posed-as-african-american-parents-say#.Vi2GZTKhfGg

June 11, 2015 "Leprosy Activists Call for Greater Inclusion at First U.N. Discussion" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/06/11/world/social-issues-world/leprosy-activists-call-greater-inclusion-first-u-n-discussion/#.Vi2DxzKhfGg

June 3, 2015 "Director Naomi Kawase Has Finally Made a eReal Japanese Filmf" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/culture/2015/06/03/films/film-reviews/director-naomi-kawase-finally-made-real-japanese-film/#.Vi2F0DKhfGg

June 3, 2015 "Director Kawase Disregards Criticism of Her Sentimental Leprosy Drama eAnf" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/culture/2015/06/03/films/director-kawase-disregards-criticism-sentimental-leprosy-drama/#.Vi2BvzKhfGg

April 13, 2015 "Leprosy Patient's Execution Questioned 50 Years Later" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/04/13/national/social-issues/leprosy-patients-execution-questioned-50-years-later/#.Vi2DFDKhfGg

October 18, 2014 "Supreme Court Probing Validity of Closed-door Trials for Leprosy Patients" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/10/18/national/crime-legal/supreme-court-probing-validity-of-closed-door-trials-for-leprosy-patients/

June 27, 2014 "Defense Revamp Imperils Afghan Aid: Doctor" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/06/27/national/defense-revamp-imperils-afghan-aid-doctor/

June 6, 2014 "Teacher Tells Class Leprosy Melts Body" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/06/06/national/teacher-tells-class-leprosy-melts-body/

May 11, 2014 "Leprosy Activist Kodama Dies at 82" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/05/11/national/leprosy-activist-kodama-dies-82/

November 25, 2013 "Former South Korean Leprosy Patients Return to Infamous Island Colony" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/11/25/asia-pacific/science-health-asia-pacific/former-south-korean-leprosy-patients-return-to-infamous-island-colony/

August 29, 2013 "Poet who Had Hansenfs Disease Dies" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/08/29/national/poet-who-had-hansens-disease-dies/

August 6, 2013 "Leprosarium ePrisonf Dig Site Opens" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/08/06/national/leprosarium-prison-dig-site-opens/

June 15, 2013 "Student Group Helping Combat Leprosy in India" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/06/15/national/student-group-helping-combat-leprosy-in-india/

January 25, 2013 "Down but not Out: Biblical Disease Leprosy Still Eludes Eradication" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/01/25/world/science-health-world/down-but-not-out-biblical-disease-leprosy-still-eludes-eradication/

November 14, 2010 "Erasing the Stigma for Sufferers of Leprosy" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/eo20101114a2.html

November 6, 2009 "Recalling a Saint's Legacy to Leprosy Victims" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/eo20091106a2.html

July 17, 2008 "China Asked to Repeal HIV, Hansen's Entry Ban" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20080717f3.html

July 13, 2008 "Japan Targets Olympic Leprosy Ban" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20080713a7.html

October 23, 2007 "Human Rights Survey Stinks" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/fl20071023zg.html

October 19, 2007 "Students Connect with Hansen's Poet" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20071019f1.html

June 7, 2007 "Ex-Hansen's Disease Patients Still Struggling with Prejudice" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20070607f2.html

February 7, 2007 "Social Castoffs Seek to Hold on to Homes" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20070207f1.html

December 13, 2006 "Musuem Dedicated to Victims of Hansen's Disease Opens" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20061213a5.html

June 15, 2006 "No Autopsies for Hansen's Fetuses" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20060615a8.html

May 10, 2006 "Hansen's Facility School now Museum" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20060510b5.html

March 16, 2006 "Photo Show Portrays Life of Japan, Taiwan, South Korea Leprosy Patients" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20060316b5.html

January 30, 2006 "Group to Aid India Hansen's Patients" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20060130a9.html

January 20, 2006 "Bill to Revise Hansen's Compensation for Victims Overseas" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20060120b1.html

October 26, 2005 "Court Splits on Hansen's Compensation" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20051026a1.html

June 9, 2005 "Hansen's Specimens Urged Buried" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20050609a2.html

March 2, 2005 "Ignorance, Greed Prolonged Hansen's Sufferers" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20050302a3.html

February 3, 2005 "Petition Backs South Korean Hansen's Patients" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20050203a9.html

February 1, 2005 "Hansen's Patient Wins 50 Million Yen" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20050201a1.html

January 31, 2005 "Fires of Hope for the Leprosy-afflicted" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/eo20050131a2.html

January 28, 2005 "Hansen's Sanitariums Were Houses of Horror" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20050128a1.html

December 18, 2004 "Former Hansen's Patients in Taiwan Sue for Redress" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20041218f1.html

October 28, 2004 "Taiwan Hansen's Patients Denied Compensation" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20041028a4.html

August 27, 2004 "Bigotry Hounds Former Hansen's Patients" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20040827f2.html

February 26, 2004 "Korean Hansen's Patients Seek Redress" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20040226a4.html

February 17, 2004 "Inn that Barred Hansen's Patients to Close down" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20040217a3.html

January 26, 2004 "Imperial Couple Visit Hansen's Facility" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20040126a4.html

December 26, 2003 "Former Hansen's Patients from South Korea Eye Redress" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20031226b2.html

December 16, 2003 "Hansen's Disease Patients in S. Korea to Seek Funds" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20031216a5.html

May 17, 2003 "Hansen's Patients Still Battling on" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20030517b5.html

March 23, 2003 "Hansen's Disease Patient and Advocate Shima Dies" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20030323a3.html

August 28, 2002 "State Admits PR Materials Whitewashed Hansen's Role" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20020828b4.html

July 17, 2002 "Hansen's Patients Struggle back to Society" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20020717b7.html

June 29, 2002 "Foundation to Handle Fund to Fight Hansen's Disease Bias" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20020629a9.html

January 29, 2002 "Accord Signed in Final Hansen's Case" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20020129a2.html

December 28, 2001 "State OKs Deal with Hansen's Patients" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20011228a2.html

December 27, 2001 "Government to Accept Hansen's Proposal" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20011227a2.html

December 15, 2001 "Diploma Spells Dignity for Hansen's Patient, 81" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20011215b3.html

September 15, 2001 "Hansen's Disease Group to Honor Foundation Chief" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20010915b2.html

July 31, 2001 "Ex-Hansen's Patient Satisfied Despite Failed Quest" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20010731a6.html

July 24, 2001 "Hansen's Patients' Deal Inked" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20010724a3.html

June 13, 2001 "Lower House OKs Hansen's Bill " (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20010613b1.html

June 12, 2001 "Leprosy Case Exposes Social Ills" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/eo20010612a1.html

June 9, 2001 "Upper House Unanimously OKs Apology on Hansen's" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20010609a6.html

June 8, 2001 "Hansen's Victims Hear Diet Regrets" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20010608a3.html

June 8, 2001 "Hansen's Bill Set for Diet Approval" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20010608b2.html

June 7, 2001 "Diet Takes Blame over Hansen's" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20010607a6.html

May 27, 2001 "Ex-Hansen's Disease Patients Welcome Closure" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20010527a6.html

May 26, 2001 "Koizumi Issues State Apology for Hansen's Victims' Abuses" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20010526a1.html

May 25, 2001 "Diet Action Eyed to Help Hansen's Disease Patients" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20010525a3.html

May 24, 2001 "State Won't Appeal Court Ruling on Redress for Hansen's Patients " (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20010524a1.html

May 22, 2001 "Hansen's Disease Patients Fight on" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20010522a3.html

May 19, 2001 "Hansen's Ruling Appeal, Deal Eyed" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20010519a4.html

May 12, 2001 "Hansen's Patients Hope for Dignity in Society's Eyes" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20010512a5.html

May 12, 2001 "State must Pay Hansen's Patients" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20010512a1.html

May 11, 2001 "Former Hansen's Disease Patients Shun Return to Society, Survey Shows" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20010511a9.html

April 19, 2001 "Nepalese Doctor Offers Hope to Leprosy Sufferers" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/fl20010419a1.html

December 9, 2000 "Damages Suits by Ex-leprosy Patients Draw to End" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20001209a5.html

April 14, 2000 "Former Leprosy Sufferers Join Suit against Government" (The Japan Times)
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20000414a5.html

March 22, 2000 "Leprosy Victims Demand Compensation for Injustices" (The Japan Times)
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20000322b1.html





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