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

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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