Thousands protest Shinzo Abe's 'costly' state funeral as world leaders bid adieu to ex-Japan PM

Massive protests have been held in Japan against the state funeral for Shinzo Abe despite tight security. Thousands of Japanese protesters have hit the streets against PM Kishida's decision. Protesters call the state funeral for Japan's longest-serving PM a "political stunt". Locals have been holding demonstrations against the ruling LDP for the last two months now, as there has been a massive shift in sentiments after the LDP's links with controversial religious groups. Watch this video to learn why the Japanese are opposed to the state funeral.

 
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