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Citizens’ group members opposing “national funeral” gather and march Osaka | NHK | national funeral

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Members of civic groups opposed to former Prime Minister Abe’s “state funeral” held a rally and march in Osaka on the night of the 26th, claiming that “the state funeral has no legal basis” and that it should not be carried out. rice field.

Citizen groups opposed to the state funeral of former Prime Minister Abe on the 27th held a rally at Nakanoshima Park in Kita-ku, Osaka from 6:30 pm on the 26th, and about 900 people participated according to the organizer’s announcement. did.

At the beginning, the representative of the civic group that hosted the funeral appealed that it should not be held, saying, “There is no legal basis for state funerals, and it is strange that a cabinet decision should be made without deliberation in the Diet.”

Afterwards, the participants held up banners and placards and shouted, “No national funeral,” and marched for about 2 kilometers along Midosuji in the center of Osaka.

A woman in her 70s from Izumi City, Osaka, who participated in the event, said, “Shooting shouldn’t happen, but we can’t allow a large amount of tax money to be spent even though there are many people who are in trouble due to the corona wreck and disasters.” I talked to

Also, a man in his 60s from Osaka City said, “I think it’s a problem to hold a state funeral while there are many voices opposing it.”

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