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Appeal of Conscience Foundation Honors Dr. Albert Bourla and Shinzo Abe

NEW YORK – Appeal of Conscience Foundation, an interfaith organization dedicated to religious freedom and human rights and its President and Founder Rabbi Arthur Schneier, presented the 2021 World Statesman Award to His Excellency Shinzo Abe, the former Prime Minister of Japan, and the 2021 Appeal of Conscience Award to Dr. Albert Bourla, Chairman and CEO of Pfizer, at the 56th Annual Appeal of Conscience Awards held virtually in New York on March 22. The program can be viewed on YouTube:
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Former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe says sorry over funding scandal

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday corrected statements he had made in parliament and apologised for what he said were mistakes regarding a political funding scandal. Mr Abe said he felt deeply responsible for making repeated false denials that his political funding group had subsidised cherry blossom viewing...
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Japan’s former prime minister Shinzo Abe apologises over scandal

Former prime minister Shinzo Abe apologised after prosecutors declined to indict him for illegal payments his office made involving dinner receptions for his supporters during Japan’s popular cherry blossom season. When Mr Abe resigned in September, he cited ill health but critics have suggested the scandal might have been a...
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Ex-Japanese PM Shinzo Abe questioned over 'cherry blossom' scandal

Prosecutors in Japan have questioned the former prime minister, Shinzo Abe, over a funding scandal that could harm the country’s current leader, Yoshihide Suga. Abe, who resigned in August, apparently due to ill health, volunteered for questioning this week as prosecutors sought to build a case against his secretary over unreported political funds.