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Veteran leftist newspaper Jimmin Shimbun raided by police, publisher arrested for alleged links to fugitive Japanese Red Army member Kōzō Okamoto

Hyōgo police raided the offices of veteran leftist publication Jimmin Shimbun (People’s News) on November 21st, also arresting the head of the publisher on suspicion of fraud. Yōichi Yamada (60) is alleged to have opened a bank account under his … Continue reading

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Ahmad the Japanese, Lod — Roumié — Tokyo: A documentary about Kōzō Okamoto

Here is a short documentary about Kōzō Okamoto, the Japanese revolutionary. While usually labelled as a member of the Japanese Red Army, strictly speaking Okamoto was initially part of the loose brigade of Japanese attached to the PFLP, many of … Continue reading

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