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Abe caught in scandal involving a school promoting hate speech

The Japanese prime minister is also accused of being involved in a shady land deal and a cover-up

Mr Abe has denied any wrongdoing and his wife has resigned as "honorary principal" of Tsukamoto kindergarten in Toyonaka, Osaka prefecture.

A student bowing to a portrait of former Emperor Hirohito and Empress Kojun.


JAPAN'S prime minister is facing the biggest crisis of his tenure, caught up in a burgeoning scandal that involves a shady land deal, allegations of a cover-up and a kindergarten sending out notes about "evil" Koreans and Chinese.

Shinzo Abe strongly denies any wrongdoing,

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