Jumpei Yasuda

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Jumpei Yasuda

December 12, 2017 4:10 PM ET

Japanese freelance reporter Yasuda went missing in June 2015, after saying he planned to enter Syria from Turkey, according to a CNN report that cited an unnamed friend of Yasuda's.On June 20, 2015, shortly before he went missing, the freelance...

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CPJ calls for the release of Japanese journalist

May 31, 2016 12:55 PM ET

New York, May 31, 2016 - The Committee to Protect Journalists calls for the immediate release of freelance Japanese journalist Jumpei Yasuda, who went missing in Syria nearly a year ago....

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Hostage video shows Japanese journalist Jumpei Yasuda, who went missing in Syria

March 17, 2016 5:28 PM ET

A freelance Japanese journalist who went missing in Syria in June 2015 appeared in a video on March 16, 2016, which was posted to the Facebook account of a Syrian named Tarik Abdul Hak. Jumpei Yasuda, who speaks in English...

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Four international reporters missing in north Syria

July 21, 2015 5:29 PM ET

Beirut, July 21, 2015--At least four international journalists have been reported missing in northern Syria in two separate incidents in the past month, in the latest indication of the profound dangers of reporting from inside the war-torn country....

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