International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination Ratification and Reservations by Japan
Approval of the Diet：1/12/1995
Decision by the Cabinet：15/12/1995
Receipt of the instrument by UN：15/12/1995
Entry into force：14/01/1996
In applying the provisions of paragraphs (a) and (b) of article 4 of the [said Convention] Japan fulfills the obligations under those provisions
to the extent that fulfillment of the obligations is compatible with the guarantee of the rights to freedom of assembly, association and expression and other rights under the Constitution of Japan, noting the phrase `with due regard to the principles embodied in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the rights expressly set forth in article 5 of this Convention' referred to in article 4.