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ARUDOU Debito (有道出人） is a naturalized Japanese citizen and Associate Professor at Hokkaido Information University. A human rights activist, he has authored two books, Japaniizu Onrii--Otaru Onsen Nyuuyoku Kyohi Mondai to Jinshu Sabetsu and its English version, "JAPANESE ONLY"--The Otaru Hot Springs Case and Racial Discrimination in Japan (Akashi Shoten Inc). His coauthored bilingual GUIDEBOOK FOR IMMIGRANTS IN JAPAN was also published in January 2008. He produces a regular newsletter, blog entries (www.debito.org), and columns for The Japan Times.