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April 2, 2002
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A pro-Palestinian activist in Japan committed suicide by lighting himself on fire in Tokyo. Takao Himori killed himself over the weekend in a Tokyo park to protest Israeli policies, a fellow activist said. Himori was a member of a group known as Voice that reportedly held hunger strikes and vigils in support of the Palestinians. A number of Japanese groups held pro-Palestinian protests on Saturday.

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