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Japan: Prominent peace activist detained without bail: Hiroji Yamashiro

, Index number: ASA 22/5552/2017

Hiroji Yamashiro has been detained since mid-October 2016 after protesting against new U.S. military construction projects in Okinawa. Aged 64 years, concerns for his well-being have been raised as medical tests show a deterioration in his health. All requests for bail have been denied.

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