• Kyodo


U.S.-based Chinese democracy activist Wei Jingsheng left Japan on Friday for the United States, ending his stay at an airport hotel where he had been forced to remain after Japanese immigration authorities denied him entry at Narita International Airport.

Wei, who had planned to attend an event in Japan to mark the 18th anniversary of the crackdown on democracy activists in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989, told reporters at the airport, “The Japanese government is a pro-Chinese government and acted irresponsibly.”

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