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"How could this happen in Japan?"

10 mins | Jul 16, 2022
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Analysing the consequences of Shinzo Abe's shocking assassination. Sitting Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said, "elections are the backbone of democracy. His life was taken amid the election campaign." Politically motivated violence is rare in a country as safe as Japan, but with the public still reeling, William Sposato is left wondering how they will proceed.
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