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Breaking down the Unification Church scandal in Japan • FRANCE 24 English

FRANCE24, 24 Sep 2022
Anger is growing in Japan over the upcoming state funeral for Shinzo Abe, who was assassinated in July. The former prime minister had links to the Unification Church, a controversial religious organisation based in South Korea. We find out more about the relationship between the sect and Japan's political elite by speaking to Koichi Nakano, a professor of political science. Our reporters also take us to meet a former member of the group in Tokyo.


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