Will Abe's assassination affect Japan's elections? | Inside Story

'Japan's democracy will never yield to violence'.
Those are the words of Japanese prime Minister Fumio Kishida, as he promised to go ahead with Sunday's Upper House elections-- after the assassination of former leader Shinzo Abe.
Japan's governing Liberal Democratic party needs to cement its majority, to push through a number of reforms started by its late leader.
What will the outcome mean for Japan and the broader region?

Presenter: Dareen Abughaida


Michito Tsuruoka - Associate Professor at Keio University.

Tina Burrett - Associate Professor at Sophia University in Tokyo and a Visiting Fellow at Cambridge University.

Yoichiro Sato - Professor at the Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University.

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