Mika Yamamoto, a correspondent with the independent news agency The Japan Press, was killed Monday during clashes between opposition rebels and the forces of President of Bashar Assad, Today's Zaman reported.
http://www.upiasia.com/Top-News/2012/08 ... 345553102/
Mika Yamamoto, a veteran war correspondent with the Japan Press, an independent TV news provider that specialises in conflict zone coverage, was killed in Syria while reporting, said Masaru Sato, a spokesman with the foreign ministry in Tokyo.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/au ... lled-syria
Here is a useful google search of the actual japanese name: https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=% ... E%E9%A6%99Half life of Mr. Mika Yamamoto, "saying people only"
◇ born in 1967, born in Yamanashi Prefecture. With the father of journalist, grew up surrounded by a lot of books and newspapers.
◇ In 1990, after graduating from Tsuru University, joined the broadcast station CS. Coverage such as disaster area of Unzen, produce documentary news program as reporters.
◇ 1996, become freelance, Japan belongs to the independent press agency. Japanese women as a reporter, covering the first Taliban-ruled Afghanistan.
◇ In 2001, Afghanistan remains from the time of the incident, "9.11", covering the fall of Kabul. NTV President Award.
◇ 2003, from the time of the outbreak of the war in Iraq, Baghdad under the bombing as a reporter covering the only Japanese woman. Special Award Award Vaughan-Ueda Memorial International Conference. Caster "Today's events" NTV (until 2004).
◇ 2009, for example, covered the Afghanistan presidential election. Report drug, and medical problems.
From http://translate.google.com/translate?l ... 91013.html
Here is a instant wikipedia page that documents her career and makes it all realer: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mika_Yamamoto
And here is some imagery:
From http://www.p-system.jp/partner/cat7/cat ... t-384.html
Fotoforensics seem to indicate a clear case of rainbowing for the above picture. See here: http://fotoforensics.com/analysis.php?i ... 71b.216520
Suddenly the mole on her bottom lip has faded. From http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/stor ... 57175914/1
From http://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20120 ... i.view-000
Two weird variants in a favorite sim-camuflage:
Another botched job. And I suppose that in the mind of the propagandists female journalists make for more valuable vicsims... probably to widen the gap between "us" and male-centric islamic countries. Misunderstanding, killing "our" courageous women.