Isabella Yasmin Kajiwara is a Japanese-British-American community organiser and writer based in London, and co-founder of the London-based Buddhist community 'Soka Space' pop-up library.

They work closely with the immigration justice group SOAS Detainee Support to provide support and campaign for those victimised by borders and prisons. They have also found a home in the London-based collective ESEA Sisters, a community group providing spaces for East and South East Asian women, trans, non-binary and genderqueer folk to heal, create and connect with one another.

Isabella Yasmin Kajiwara

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Isabella Yasmin Kajiwara
Community Organiser and Writer
United Kingdom

Supported projects

Asylum Seekers in the Age of Offshoring: Shrinking Space for Human Rights Protection

  • Human Rights
  • Migration

LONDON/BERLIN/COPENHAGEN - In the not-so-distant past, the concept of offshore immigration policies, which involve shifting the responsibility of processing asylum claims to a different country, was largely associated with populist far-right ideologies.

Natasha Phang Lee