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Wife of missing Japanese journalist makes tearful appeal

AP  |  Tokyo 

The wife of a missing Japanese freelance today tearfully appealed for his immediate return in her first public appearance since he went missing in more than three years ago.

She told a conference in that her husband is no enemy of the and loves its people.

A video released last week showed a captive who the said it believes is missing

He went to in 2015 to report on another Japanese freelance who had been taken hostage and killed by the Islamic State group.

Yasuda's wife is a who goes by the stage name Myu. She spoke on camera at the conference but declined to give her real name.

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First Published: Tue, August 07 2018. 15:35 IST