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Cablegate: Child Labor Japan: 2010

VZCZCXRO2227
OO RUEHBI RUEHCI RUEHHM RUEHJO RUEHMA RUEHNEH
DE RUEHKO #0040 0070800
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 070800Z JAN 10
FM AMEMBASSY TOKYO
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 8581
INFO RUCNCLC/CHILD LABOR COLLECTIVE PRIORITY
RUEHFK/AMCONSUL FUKUOKA PRIORITY 8206
RUEHNAG/AMCONSUL NAGOYA PRIORITY 5313
RUEHNH/AMCONSUL NAHA PRIORITY 0550
RUEHOK/AMCONSUL OSAKA KOBE PRIORITY 2019
RUEHKSO/AMCONSUL SAPPORO PRIORITY 8705
RUEHC/DEPT OF LABOR WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY

UNCLAS TOKYO 000040

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR: DOL/ILAB: LEYLA STROTKAMP, RACHEL RIGBY,
TINA MCCARTER; DRL/ILCSR: SARAH MORGAN; G/TIP: LUIS
CDEBACA.

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ELAB KTIP JA
SUBJECT: CHILD LABOR JAPAN: 2010

REF: STATE 131997

1. (U) In interviews with government officials (Ministry of
Health Labor and Welfare, Ministry of Justice, MOFA),
International Organizations (ILO Office in Japan, IOM Japan),
worker organizations (RENGO), and academics and NGOs involved
in Child Labor issues (JNATIP, ECPAT), Embassy Tokyo has
discovered no instances of the use of child labor in the
production of goods in Japan.
ROOS

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