Safe at Last: A Tunisian woman’s journey to freedom

Nahed explores and experiences traditional Japanese culture in her work with Discover Deep Japan.

It was on a basketball court that Nahed* finally knew she was safe. “A few days after coming to Japan, I wanted to play basketball,” she says. “It was 11:30pm and there were two courts. Five or six guys were playing on one, so I started playing on the other. They didn’t bother me or…

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Joan Bailey is a freelance writer whose work focuses on food, farming, and farmers markets. Her articles and essays can be found in The Japan Times, Modern Farmer, Civil Eats, and Permaculture Magazine among others. She has contributed to several anthologies in Japan and the US.

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