Before Japan’s borders closed over fears of the omicron variant last week, it was reported the country had let in nearly 400 Afghan evacuees to date . Seeing them escape the situation might be bittersweet for Afghans already residing here, however. While this group is safe, there are still many who aren’t.

    Those are the thoughts of “Alex,” an Afghan living in Japan whose family remains in a dire situation at home due to the fall of the government to the Taliban.

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    Do Afghans live in Japan?
    According to the Immigration Services Agency of Japan, as of the end of 2020 there were about 3,500 Afghans living in Japan. The Mainichi Shimbun went to meet some of those people witnessing the turmoil in their home country while living in a far-off land. more
    Do Chinese live in Japan?
    Officially, China (PRC) is home to 55 additional ethnic minorities, including people such as Tibetans, though these people might not self-identify as Chinese. Han Chinese people have had a long history in Japan as a minority. more
    How many Afghan live in Pakistan?
    3 million Afghans As of January 2022, there were approximately 3 million Afghans living in Pakistan, around 1.4 million of them are Proof of Registration (PoR) cardholders, approximately 840 000 hold an Afghan Citizen Card (ACC), and an estimated 775 000 are undocumented. more
    How many Afghan live in Australia?
    Demographics & education. In the 2016 Census, there were 46,800 people in Australia who were born in Afghanistan. Of these 61.0% were male and 39.0% were female. Of the population born in Afghanistan who usually live in Australia, 6.8% were aged 0 - 14 years and 3.3% were aged 65 years and over. more
    Can huskies live in Japan?
    How many Afghan live in Canada?
    In the Canada 2016 Census about 83,995 Canadians were from Afghanistan. They are mostly concentrated in the southwestern region of Ontario and the Greater Toronto Area, with significant communities mostly in Vancouver, Ottawa, and Montreal. more
    How many Afghan live in USA?
    The United States has one of the largest and oldest Afghan population in the Americas, with about 250,000 residing in that country as of 2022. The early ones had arrived before the 1930s. Many were admitted after 1980 under 8 U.S.C. more
    Do tigers live in Japan?
    Rhinos aren't native to Europe; tigers, meanwhile, aren't native to Japan. The closest tigers prowl Russia's Siberian woodlands, the northeastern part of China, and Korea. more
    How many Afghan live in UK?
    British Afghans are British citizens and non-citizen residents born in or with ancestors from, Afghanistan, part of worldwide Afghan diaspora. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) estimates that there were 79,000 people born in Afghanistan living in the UK in 2019. more
    Is Japan cheap to live?
    Is living in Japan cheaper than America? Living in Japan is about three times as expensive as living in the US. Living costs in the main cities are significantly higher than in the more rural side. Japan is in the top 10 of the most expensive countries to live in. more
    Do snakes live in Japan?
    Japanese striped snakes (often called four-lined snakes) are another common species of snake native to Japan. They can be found all over Japan except for the Ryukyu Islands. These snakes are generally yellow or light brown and have four stripes running from their head to their tail. more


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