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Recently released former militant Yukiko Ekita publishes children’s book

The recently released former militant Yukiko Ekita has published a children’s book. Ekita, a former member of the Japanese Red Army and East Asia Anti-Japan Armed Front who was walked free from prison in March after serving out her 20-year … Continue reading

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Japanese Red Army activist Yukiko Ekita released from prison

The former Japanese Red Army activist Yukiko Ekita (also commonly spelled Ekida) has been released from prison after completing her 20-year sentence. Now aged 66, Ekita walked free on March 23rd from Tokyo Detention House, where she was met by … Continue reading

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Alleged Japanese Red Army member Tsutomu Shirosaki found guilty, given 12-year sentence

Alleged Japanese Red Army member Tsutomu Shirosaki has been found guilty in his trial over the May 1986 mortar attack on the Japanese embassy in Jakarta. The Tokyo District Court today handed down a 12-year sentence for the attack, in … Continue reading

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Freed by Japanese Red Army in 1977, trial starts for Tsutomu Shirosaki over 1986 Jakarta embassy attacks

The trial of Japanese Red Army associate Tsutomu Shirosaki starts in Tokyo today, September 21st. Shirosaki was deported from the United States in February 2015 and then promptly arrested at Narita Airport. Now aged 68, the veteran far-left activist faces … Continue reading

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Japanese Red Army member Tsutomu Shirosaki deported to Japan, arrested at Narita Airport

Ageing Japanese Red Army activist Tsutomu Shirosaki (67) has returned to Japan — to be promptly arrested at Narita Airport. A Sekigun-ha activist arrested for his part in a bank robbery in 1971, Shirosaki left Japan in 1977 when the … Continue reading

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