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Fact check: Conspiracy theory about Shinzo Abe assassination and COVID-19 policy not based in fact

The claim: Shinzo Abe 'didn’t mandate vaccines, sent 1.6 million doses back and gave citizens ivermectin'. In line with previous conspiracy theories about world leaders who died during the COVID-19 pandemic, some social media posts are suggesting former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was assassinated for refusing to adhere to international recommendations on handling the disease.
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Accused assassin of Japan's Shinzo Abe undergoes mental evaluation

July 25 (UPI) -- Authorities on Monday began conducting a psychiatric evaluation of the man accused of assassinating former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Prosecutors had called for the review of Tetsuya Yamagami, 41, on Friday, which could take months. Physicians will evaluate his life history and check for the presence of mental disorders.
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Plan for Shinzo Abe state funeral faces growing opposition

Opposition is mounting to plans to hold a state funeral for the former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, who was shot dead earlier this month. The cabinet on Friday approved arrangements for the funeral – only the second of its kind for a former Japanese leader in the postwar period – on 27 September.
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Shinzo Abe Early Life, Career And Net worth After His Death In 2022!

Shinzo Abe Net worth: When he passed away in July 2022, Shinzo Abe, a politician from Japan, had a $10 million net worth. The longest-serving prime minister in the annals of Japan was Shinzo Abe, who presided over the country from 2006 to 2007 and again from 2012 to 2020. He was noted for his militarism and his staunch conservatism. He was also a strong supporter of Japanese nationalism. Abe was slain by a former member of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force while making a speech in the summer of 2022. He was 67.
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The alleged assassin of Shinzo Abe may have been driven by a grudge against 'Moonies'

The investigation continues into the assassination of Japan's former prime minister, Shinzo Abe, this month. It's drawn attention to the relationship between the suspected killer's family, Japanese politicians and the Unification Church. NPR's Anthony Kuhn has more from Tokyo. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) UNIDENTIFIED PERSON: The king of kings and...
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