Protests as Japan honours slain ex-Prime Minister  Shinzo Abe

Written by on September 27, 2022

 Several thousand protesters have gathered as a state funeral begins for Japan’s slain former prime minister Shinzo Abe.

Leaders from around the world have also arrived in Tokyo for the event.The 67-year-old politician, Japan’s longest-serving Prime Minister , was gunned down at an election rally in July.

BBC reports that Some 20,000 police officers have reportedly been deployed for Tuesday’s event – security is exceptionally tight given that police admitted to flaws in the protection provided to Abe in July.

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