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Memorial held for Japanese scholar fatally shot in US 30 years in the past

NAGOYA, Oct 10 (NHK) –
A Japanese scholar who was fatally shot within the United States 30 years in the past was remembered in his dwelling metropolis, the place his dad and mom renewed their attraction for the world with out gun crimes.

About 100 individuals took half within the ceremony for Hattori Yoshihiro in Nagoya City, central Japan, on Sunday.

The 16-year-old was learning within the US state of Louisiana in October 1992. He was on his strategy to a Halloween occasion when he went to the fallacious home, whose proprietor mistook him for an invader and fatally shot him.

Hattori’s dad and mom have been campaigning for US gun management since their son’s demise.

The sufferer’s mom, Hattori Mieko, stated she has been attempting to advertise the trigger in order that her son’s demise would by no means be in useless.

The controversy over gun management is dividing the general public within the US, which has been affected by mass shootings. The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, the primary firearm regulation regulation in 28 years, was enacted in June.

But that very same month, the US Supreme Court overturned a New York state regulation that restricted firearms carried outdoors the house. The ruling discovered that the regulation infringed on the constitutional proper to own weapons.
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