Japanese Hostage was Anti-DU Campaigner
One of the 3 Japanese hostages, kidnapped in Iraq in dramatic fashion in April, was there because of his anger at the US/UK use of DU weapons. Noriaki Imai, 18, had gone to investigate their effects in Iraq. Japanese DU activists worked tirelessly for his release launching an international campaign to explain the hostages good intentions and antiwar stance.
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