Saul Takahashi 

Saul Takahashi is a professor of Human Rights and Peace Studies at Osaka Jogakuin University.

高橋宗瑠(たかはし・そうる) 青山学院法学部講師、人権活動家。著書に「パレスチナ人は苦しみ続ける:なぜ国連は解決できないのか」(現代人文社、2015年)、Human Rights, Human Security, and State Security: the Intersection(Praeger社、2015年)、Human Rights and Drug Control: the False Dichotomy(Hart社、近日刊行)

 
 
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Normalizing the state of exception: Japan’s response to COVID-19

By: Saul Takahashi 
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COVID-19 may prove to be just the game changer that Japan’s prime minister needs to push through his agenda for revising the Constitution.

Amnesty International’s new drug policy puts it on a slippery slope

By: Saul Takahashi 
Español

Human rights arguments for decriminalizing drug use are often flawed, and in essence assert a right to use drugs that is nowhere to be found in international human ...

 

Self-interest argument for refugee admission backfires in Japan

By: Saul Takahashi 
日本語

Japan fails to protect refugees—but arguing it should do so because its aging society needs new immigrants hasn’t worked.