Vincent Fichot outside the train station in Tokyo on July 10. Photo: AFP Vincent Fichot outside the train station in Tokyo on July 10. Photo: AFP
Vincent Fichot outside the train station in Tokyo on July 10. Photo: AFP
Japan

French man goes on hunger strike close to Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium in bid to access children abducted by Japanese wife

  • Vincent Fichot began his strike on Saturday after saying he had exhausted other avenues to regain access to his children or confirm they were safe
  • Parental abductions are common in Japan, which does not recognise joint custody for the children of divorced or separated couples

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Vincent Fichot outside the train station in Tokyo on July 10. Photo: AFP Vincent Fichot outside the train station in Tokyo on July 10. Photo: AFP
Vincent Fichot outside the train station in Tokyo on July 10. Photo: AFP
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