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Support for Anti-Discrimination related to COVID-19

Cities and prefectures in Kyushu are forewarning people to avoid engaging in any discrimination related to COVID-19 infections. To eliminate harassment, bullying, or discrimination against patients of the illness, their families, medical workers, foreigners, and so forth, government agencies are asking people to only access reliable sources for information on the virus.
For telephone consultations related to human rights:
Fukuoka Prefecture: 092-643-3325
Fukuoka City: 092-717-1247 (weekdays: 10:00~12:00/13:00~17:00)
For children: 0120-007-110 (weekdays: 8:30~17:15)
For foreigners: 0570-090911 (weekdays: 9:00~17:00)
Source: Fukuoka City

Photo: Fukuoka City

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Society
Kyushu
Published: Mar 9, 2020 / Last Updated: Apr 8, 2020

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