A monument in Manzanar, California, commemorates the tens of thousands of people of Japanese ancestry who were detained an internment camps in the US during the second world war. Photo: AFP

Trump’s travel ban evokes painful memories for Japanese-Americans

US president’s temporary ban on refugees from a handful of majority-Muslim countries reminds some of another notorious executive order – the internment in concentration camps of around 120,000 people of Japanese descent

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A monument in Manzanar, California, commemorates the tens of thousands of people of Japanese ancestry who were detained an internment camps in the US during the second world war. Photo: AFP
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