Japan: Tokyo protesters demand Abe resignation as corruption scandal unfolds

Demonstrators protested in front of the official residence of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo again on Friday, demanding that he steps down as a corruption scandal involving his wife gains traction. The Japanese finance ministry admitted that it had tampered with documents in a high-profile cronyism scandal. Abe's wife, Akie, also stands accused of pushing for the heavily-discounted sale of... Еще public land to a right-wing primary school. When the scandal first emerged last year, it caused a slump the ruling party’s ratings. The fresh set of revelations will renew calls for Abe and Finance Minister Taro Aso to resign.

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