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Prosecutors demanded a 2 1/2-year prison term Wednesday for Japanese Red Army member Kazue Yoshimura, who is charged with trying to use a forged passport in Peru.

During hearings held before the Tokyo District Court, prosecutors asserted that Yoshimura attempted to use the forged passport to continue underground operations for the Red Army, and that there were no extenuating circumstances in her case. They said she had been backed by an international passport-forgery ring supporting the Red Army and that she has shown no remorse for her actions.

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