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Human Rights Now is an international human rights NGO based in Tokyo, Japan. Our members comprise over 700 individuals and organizations, including lawyers, scholars, journalists, law firms, former UN official, retired Japanese Supreme Court Justices, and activists. Human Rights Now works for the promotion and protection of human rights for people in the world, with a special focus on Asia.

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Event: Striving for an Ethical World

Human Rights Now held a discussion event to debate how we can tackle the current trend of “fast fashion” in the world. The event coincided with the publication of the report “Why is fast fashion so cheap?”

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Video: Reporting on the Working Conditions at UNIQLO’s China Supplier

Video: Reporting on the Working Conditions at UNIQLO’s China Supplier

Alexandra Chan, Project Officer of Students and Scholars against Corporate Misbehavior (SACOM) and Kazuko Ito, attorney at law and Secretary General of Human Rights Now (HRN).