The Japanese family court system is known as one of the most restrictive and punitive in existence. Traditionally when a divorce happens child custody and care is granted solely to one parent. This system has the twin negative effects of either keeping people in marriages that are dysfunctional in or order to have access to the children or to impose an erasure on the non-custodial parent.
Scott McIntyre’s wife took their children for a grandparents visit in May of 2019 and he has hasn’t seen them since. In trying to locate them and get information he was arrested and held for 45 days for entering the common area of the grandparents apartment complex.
he appeared in court with a shirt that read Stop Parental Alienation in both English and Japanese.
More on this scary story here.
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