NTD News examines the life and death of Shinzo Abe and what his passing means for Asia’s future.
Japan’s Ex-Leader Shinzo Abe Assassinated in Public; Pop Song Censored in China After Abe Assassination
Japan’s former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is dead. A gunman appeared on scene as he gave a public speech. Abe played a unique role in the U.S.-China-Japan relationship—different from his predecessors. Grant Newsham, senior fellow of Japan Forum for Strategic Studies, tells us why Abe angered China and what his passing will bring out. After the news broke, comments mocking Abe’s death started appearing on Chinese social media. But one reporter went against that trend. The U.S. ambassador to China is getting censored in his consular country. It’s happened three times in as many months. He responds.
00:58 Japan’s Ex-Leader Abe Assassinated in Public
04:09 Newsham: Abe’s Lasting Role in Japan’s Influence
09:32 Hateful Posts on Chinese Social Media on Abe’s Death
11:24 Pop Song Censored in China After Abe Assassination
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Martin comments: 15:55 in the video: Ardern saying we should feel “free from coercion”. What a hypocrite.