September 30th, 2022


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Japan holds controversial state funeral for assassinated leader Shinzo Abe

Discussion Questions

  1. What was your reaction to former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s assassination back in July? 
  2. What are your feelings about the state funeral that was held for Shinzo Abe on Tuesday? Were you supportive of it? Were you against it? Were you indifferent about it? Please explain why.
  3. If you were not supportive of the state funeral, what do you think would have been a better course of action?
  4. Is there any particular part of Shinzo Abe’s legacy that you either admire or that you dislike that contributes to your feelings about the state funeral? Please explain.