31 May 2022

Japan: former leader of Japanese Red Army freed

From First Up, 5:13 am on 31 May 2022

In Japan, the former leader of the Japanese Red Army has been freed after serving a 20 year sentence. Fusako Shigenobu, who's now 76, evaded capture for decades before being arrested in Osaka in the year 2000. Her once-feared group had aimed to provoke a global socialist revolution through high-profile acts of terror. Nathan Rarere discussed the news with our correspondent in Tokyo, Chris Gilbert.