Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to change the law to allow a prosecutor ally to stay in his post. Photo: Reuters Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to change the law to allow a prosecutor ally to stay in his post. Photo: Reuters
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to change the law to allow a prosecutor ally to stay in his post. Photo: Reuters

‘Don’t destroy this country’: Japan celebrities break with tradition to lead anti-Abe protest on social media

  • Critics say Hiromu Kurokawa, an ally of PM Shinzo Abe who was supposed to retire in February, is being primed to replace the current prosecutor general
  • Abe wants to change the law to allow the 63-year-old to continue working – raising favouritism concerns and sparking a rare outcry from Japan’s famous

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Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to change the law to allow a prosecutor ally to stay in his post. Photo: Reuters Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to change the law to allow a prosecutor ally to stay in his post. Photo: Reuters
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to change the law to allow a prosecutor ally to stay in his post. Photo: Reuters
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