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Buraku Liberation and Human Rights Research Institute | English | Japanese
Aimed to eliminate all forms of discrimination, particularly Buraku problem in Japan. English section includes articles, newsletters, Q&A, etc.
(Hits: 5,186 Listed: 10/29/2002)
Buraku Liberation League | English | Japanese
Grass roots organization formed by Buraku people to fight against discrimination.
(Hits: 5,186 Listed: 08/06/2003)
Center for Research and Documentation on Japan's War Responsibility | English | Japanese
Represents Asian victimized by Japan during WWII, Legal Cases.
(Hits: 5,187 Listed: 07/17/2003)
Ian's Buraku Research Resource Page | English
Indivdually maintained resource base for people who wish to study the Buraku issue. Although ethnically Japanese, the Buraku-min are a social class composed of descendants of people with occupations classed as outcasts during the Tokugawa Period: butchers, leather workers, grave-diggers, tanners, executioners, and a few others. They were required to live in special communities (buraku).
(Hits: 5,187 Listed: 01/20/2008)
Mitsubishi Racial Discrimination Lawsuit | English | Japanese
Detailed account of one of the first major racial discrimination lawsuits in Japan.
(Hits: 5,187 Listed: 12/01/2003)

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