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HARUNA YUKAWA

Japan Times
WORLD
Aug 20, 2022
Islamic State fighter gets life over Syria deaths of Japanese and American hostages
El Shafee Elsheikh was convicted in April for his involvement in the plot that led to the deaths of several U.S. nationals and Japanese hostages Kenji Goto and Haruna Yukawa.
EDITORIALS
Dec 20, 2015
How to combat the Islamic State
Islamic State and other radicals must be confronted, contained and destroyed, and how modern societies go about this effort will determine its success or failure.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 15, 2015
For father of slain Yukawa, closure remains elusive after killing of 'Jihadi John'
The apparent death of the man known as "Jihadi John," the public face of the self-styled Islamic State, may represent a kind of karma but it doesn't bring closure for the father of one Japanese hostage beheaded nearly a year ago.
JAPAN
May 27, 2015
Passport confiscation policy should remain in place: Foreign Ministry
The government should maintain its policy of confiscating passports of Japanese nationals seeking to enter a foreign country or area controlled by extremists if it would put their life at risk, according to a new Foreign Ministry report.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 8, 2015
Syrian ex-captive says he was with Goto, Yukawa
A Syrian man held in northern Syria by the Islamic State group has said he was with the two Japanese hostages killed by the militants and delivered food to them in a cell for foreign captives.
EDITORIALS
Feb 24, 2015
An objective probe is needed
The Abe administration's management of the Islamic State hostage crisis must be investigated in an objective manner to provide lessons that will help guide the government in future crises.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 22, 2015
Qatar tried to help free Japanese hostages
Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid bin Mohammed al-Attiyah said Saturday during a visit to Japan that Qatar's government tried to mediate the release of Japanese hostages before they were killed by the Islamic State group.
JAPAN
Feb 13, 2015
Islamic State magazine says hostage crisis was meant to 'humiliate' Japan
The Islamic State militant group said in its English-language magazine published Thursday that the recent hostage crisis involving two Japanese men was aimed at shaming Japan after the country pledged aid for countries fighting the group.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / FOREIGN AGENDA
Feb 11, 2015
A search for meaning in the arc of Goto’s life and the horror of his death
The frenzy of the hostage crisis and the visceral terror of the Islamic State group's executions have for a moment ushered Syria into Japanese youth's sphere of concern.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 9, 2015
At hostage crisis peak, Tokyo balked at opening channel with Islamic State: radical scholar
Japan opened a communication channel with Islamic State in the decisive stages of the recent hostage crisis but was unwilling to use it to start negotiations, according to a Tokyo-based Islamic scholar who served briefly as an intermediary.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 9, 2015
Goto, Yukawa mourned in spontaneous gatherings nationwide
People gathered at dusk Sunday at a number of locations nationwide to mourn the deaths of Kenji Goto and Haruna Yukawa, two hostages of the Islamic State group whom the militants apparently murdered last month.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 7, 2015
Japan must improve intel so firms can prosper: NSA official-turned-CEO
A former U.S. National Security Agency official says Japan needs a better intelligence-gathering apparatus not just to respond to terrorism but to protect Japanese companies as well.
WORLD
Feb 7, 2015
Islamic State punishes cleric who objected to pilot's fiery death
An Islamic State cleric who objected to the group's decision to burn to death a captive Jordanian pilot has been removed from his post and will be put on trial, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Friday.
JAPAN
Feb 6, 2015
Turkey did all it could in hostage crisis, foreign minister says
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said his country made every effort to win the release of the two Japanese hostages murdered by the Islamic State militant group.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 4, 2015
Abe thanks Turkish president for assistance in hostage crisis
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed his appreciation to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for Turkey's assistance in trying to resolve the hostage crisis that ended with Islamic State militants killing two Japanese nationals, officials said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 3, 2015
Experts urge caution after hostage crisis
Japanese companies are apparently keeping calm following the Islamic State hostage crisis that resulted in the brutal murder of two nationals, but crisis management experts say businesses should nonetheless take this opportunity to review how prepared they are for such potential dangers.
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 3, 2015
Government did not beef up response team until video emerged
The government did not dispatch additional personnel to the embassy in Jordan until the first video showing two Japanese held at knife-point appeared two weeks ago, even though Tokyo knew the pair had been taken captive much earlier, Foreign Minister Fuu00admio Kiu00adshiu00adda says.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 2, 2015
Hostage crisis highlights 'new era' of digital terrorism: expert
In the wake of the recent hostage crisis, which was largely played out on the Internet, every section of Japanese society must work together to prevent extremism taking hold in the country's online social spaces, an expert on digital hate speech and terrorism said Monday.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices
Feb 2, 2015
Tokyo: Does anyone else share responsibility for the death of Kenji Goto?
After the killing of a second Japanese hostage, Kenji Goto, by the Islamic State group, Mark Buckton asked people whether others share some culpability in his death. Some interviewees declined to have their pictures and surnames published.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 1, 2015
Veteran mourned by freelancer support group
The murder of Kenji Goto highlights the dangers facing freelance journalists around the globe who bravely report from the world's most dangerous conflict zones — but without the institutional backup enjoyed by full-time reporters at mainstream media organizations.

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