The US embassy in Tokyo said several foreigners were stopped and searched by police in Japan. File photo: Bloomberg
The US embassy in Tokyo said several foreigners were stopped and searched by police in Japan. File photo: Bloomberg
Japan

US embassy in Japan warns foreigners about suspected ‘racial profiling’ by police

  • The mission warned that American citizens should carry proof of their immigration status and notify their consulate if detained
  • The move came after Japan closed its borders to new entries by foreigners amid concern over the Omicron Covid-19 variant

Topic |   Japan
The US embassy in Tokyo said several foreigners were stopped and searched by police in Japan. File photo: Bloomberg
The US embassy in Tokyo said several foreigners were stopped and searched by police in Japan. File photo: Bloomberg
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