Category: Disability

Disability Eugenics Japan

Second lawsuit eyed against government over eugenics law, as records in 13 prefectures show sterilizations of children aged 15 and below

“A Hokkaido man in his 70s plans to file a lawsuit seeking damages from the government over his forced sterilization at around age 20 under the 1948 eugenic protection law, sources said Thursday, as a related investigation unearthed documents showing children aged 15 and below — including one as young as 9 — were also sterilized under the law.”


日本における強制滅菌に関する障害者差別に関する情報の要請/ A Request for information about discrimination against disabled people regarding forced sterilization in Japan

私はこのような「滅菌」操作を行ったかもしれない日本で働く医者にインタビューすることができればいいと思う。面接官は匿名であろう。 I wish I could interview a physician working in Japan that may have preformed such ‘sterilization’ operations. the intervieweeContinue Reading