Yuri Kochiyama

Yuri Kochiyama

Yuri Kochiyama (河内山 百合, Kōchiyama Yuri?, May 19, 1921 – June 1, 2014) was a Japanese American human rights activist.

Yuri Kochiyama, Japanese-American activist, Malcolm X Ally and a former member of the Black Panther Party. She spent two years in an internment camp and helped win reparations for Japanese-Americans.

In 2005, Kochiyama was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize through the “1,000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize 2005” project.

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