Will Abe’s assassination affect Japan’s elections? | News

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From: Inside Story

Japan goes forward with its elections on Sunday, regardless of the assassination of former prime minister Shinzo Abe.

“Japan’s democracy won’t ever yield to violence.”

These are the phrases of Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, as he promised to go forward with Sunday’s Higher Home elections, after the assassination of former chief Shinzo Abe.

Japan’s governing Liberal Democratic Celebration must cement its majority so as to push by way of numerous reforms began by its late chief.

What is going to the end result of the election imply for Japan and the broader area?

Presenter: Dareen Abughaida


Michito Tsuruoka – Affiliate professor at Keio College.

Tina Burrett – Affiliate professor at Sophia College in Tokyo and a visiting fellow at Cambridge College.

Yoichiro Sato – Professor on the Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific College.

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