Jumpei Yasuda released from captivity in Syria attends conference

(All photos by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)

Japanese freelance journalist Jumpei Yasuda attended a news conference at the Japan National Press Club in Tokyo on November 2.

In the first news conference since his return to Japan from Syria where he had been held for more than three years by militants, Yasuda thanked the people who had helped achieve his release.