Prime minister assassinated
Chiyoda-ku Nagatacho.
  • There are many police officers.
  • It is the side of The Prime Minister's office here.
  • What is The Prime Minister's office?
  • The Prime Minister is working.
  • It is natural that the guard is severe.
  • Was there the case that the Prime Minister was attacked?
  • May 15 in 1932.
  • The Prime Minister Tsuyoshi Inukai was murdered here.
  • Who is a criminal?
  • The naval officers and some private citizens.
  • Is this a coup d'etat?
  • No, this is terrorism.
  • Why was the prime minister murdered?
  • The world was tiring for World War I.
  • The countries reduced arms.
  • Good thing.
  • They reduced each other's weapons by a treaty.
  • It was London navy disarmament treaty.
  • Was there the country which monopolized a weapon?
  • Ex-Prime Minister Hamaguchi concluded a treaty dogmatically.
  • Dogmatically?
  • What of it is bad?
  • It was decided in a constitution that
  • only the Emperor can decide the armed forces.
  • But the government decided it without permission.
  • It is unconstitutional.
  • Yeah.
  • Tsuyoshi Inukai of the opposition party blamed the prime minister.
  • Was Tsuyoshi Inukai a naval friend?
  • Yes.
  • Why he was murdered from the navy?
  • His attitude changed after he became the prime minister.
  • Was he a liar?
  • Politicians do it well.
  • But the criminal of terrorism performed the revenge to an ex-Prime Minister
  • to a new premier.
  • They killed the wrong person.
  • Has the culprit been identified?
  • The criminals have been apprehended.
  • Penal servitude 4 year through 10 year.
  • Is it not the death penalty?
  • It is 15 years at most.
  • It is a light crime.
  • Because a crime was light, the army did it, too.
  • It is the Military coup in Feb 26.
  • Why was a crime so light?
  • The citizen trusted the armed forces than a politician.
  • The citizen had a big dissatisfaction to politics.
  • There was Manchurian Incident one year ago.
  • It is the case that Japanese Imperial Army caused.
  • Japanese politician decayed.
  • But the armed forces bring profit for Japan.
  • The citizen thought so.
  • Japan stood alone from the global community for this.
  • Yeah.
  • Japan seceded from the League of Nations in 1933.
  • Why was the Japanese citizen dissatisfied so?
  • Because it was terrible recession.
  • The die of hunger.
  • Human traffic.
  • But the politician and the rich person were rich.
  • Poverty causes war?
  • It is time for work.
  • Okay, I meet my client in Akasaka.