Yoko Ishii is the President of Free Tibet Fukuoka. She is known to her fans as “Random Yoko.” She was born in Fukuoka, Japan, in 1985, and graduated from Kansai Gaidai University in Osaka majoring in English. Her YouTube channel on politics and history, randomyoko2, has more than 54,000 subscribers and has been viewed more than 8 million times. She has appeared in numerous print, online, and television outlets, and has published a book. Some of her work is published on Japan Forward and her commentary is seen on Fox News, CNN, BBC, CBS, NHK, South China Morning Post, Breitbart, and many more. She also contributed to the ORCAxISDP Special Issue "The Dalai Lama's Succession: Strategic Realities of the Tibet Question."

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