Column Kohkanki|電経新聞

Column Kohkanki

The behavior of Kurdish people in Japan has become a problem. In Saitama Prefecture, where many Kurds live, the Saitama Prefectural Police has put together a response package to strengthen security measures. They say times repeat themselves, but a similar problem occurred in the early 1990s when I was a student. At that time, they were Iranians, not Kurds. They were trafficking in altered telephone cards and drugs. Some media outlets expressed a strange sense of crisis, saying that if things continue as they are, Japan will become full of Iranians. However, Iranians disappeared from Japan before they knew it. What will happen to the Kurds? (Kei)