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Wartime Japanese Confinement in the United States, Canada and Mexico
September 16, 2014
The mass removal and confinement of West Coast Japanese Americans in World War II has been called America’s worst official civil rights violation in modern times. Less known is that Canadian and Mexican governments also participated in the confinement and expulsion of people of Japanese ancestry. Dr. Greg Robinson of the University of Quebec at Montreal discusses Japanese American confinement as part of an international pattern.