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Yasuomi Sawa

Deputy Editor, New York Bureau, Kyodo News
Japan
Kyodo News & Self-funded

Yasuomi Sawa works as the Tokyo, Japanese news agency Kyodo News. During his sixteen year career, he has mainly covered law and order issues. Previously, as a law correspondent, he covered the trials of the cult leader who committed the Tokyo subway Sarin gas attack, the introduction of the jury system, arguments over the death penalty and the public prosecutors’ inquiry into the affairs of a young IT tycoon.