Shinzo Abe's killer, Tetsuya Yamagami, said he was targeting a "specific religous group" that he believed was linked to Abe. I wonder if it has anything to do with the Nippon Kaigi


The Crime That Killed Shinzo Abe

"Reporting from the Japanese mainstream media is now in agreement that Yamagami told investigators that he blamed a 'religious group' (i.e. the Unification Church) for inducing his mother to donate so much money that it bankrupted the family. He initially prepared to kill a church leader, but gave up after deciding it was too difficult. Yamagami then turned his focus on Abe, whom he was aware promoted the church at some level."

Lawyers in Japan say Unification Church lying about not extorting donations from followers

Tomihiro Tanaka, president of the Japanese branch of the group, said that Yamagami's mother's donations were based on her own will, and explained that the group "had donation trouble in the past, .. Now we do not force people to donate money."

In response lawyer Hiroshi Yamaguchi emphasized that the group "is still being pointed out by the judiciary for its illegal activities."

Abe’s Assassin Once Tried to Kill the Leader of the ‘Moonies’ Church

"He would wander around the neighborhood where the church was holding meetings with a knife, aiming to kill Hak Ja Han, .. But only church members were allowed inside the venue and Yamagami wasn’t able to enter.

Yamagami then reportedly turned his focus on Abe, who was the grandson of Nobusuke Kishi, Japan’s prime minister from 1957 to 1960 and whom Yamagami blamed for bringing the church to Japan."

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