2014/03/07 Hague Convention
One of my friends in Wisconsin shared this story about his friend, John. John was married to a Japanese woman and they had a child. They appeared to be a happy family. One day, John’s wife traveled to Japan with their child, and they never returned to the US. Most likely, there were issues between John and his wife, but he couldn’t do anything about it since in Japan there was no international regulation such as the Hague Convention at that time. Other similar cases have happened. Many foreign parents feel like his/her children have been kidnapped, but the Japanese ...