Abe Funeral

Japan: Man sets himself on fire in protest of Abe funeral

A Japanese man allegedly set himself on fire to protest a state funeral for former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who was assassinated in July. On September 27, hundreds of foreign dignitaries are expected to attend the funeral. Witnesses reported seeing a man on fire near Tokyo’s prime minister’s office, on Wednesday. Officers extinguished the fire and transported the still-conscious man to the hospital, according to local media. His current condition and the extent of his injuries are ...[Read More]