• Kyodo


Parents of abductee Megumi Yokota expressed hope their daughter is still alive in light of a recent South Korean magazine report that said she was alive as of 2005.

“I don’t give up the hope that my daughter is still alive,” Yokota’s 78-year-old father, Shigeru, said Wednesday at a rally in Yonago, Tottori Prefecture, that drew about 400 people.

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