Nanjing Massacre

A six-week period after Japan’s capture of Nanjing—former capital of the Republic of China—in 1937, during which hundreds of thousands of civilians were murdered and 20,000–80,000 women were raped by soldiers of the Imperial Japanese Army
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Xi also spoke of a grand military parade at the Zhurihe training base in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, held to mark the 90th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army; the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland; as well as a national memorial ceremony to mark the 80th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre.
President Moon sent Korean Ambassador to China Noh Young-min to the state ceremony to mark the 80th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre Wednesday, the day he arrived in China, rather than carry out the customary role of the ambassador to greet the visiting President at the airport.
Takasu was a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, but the organisation terminated his membership last month after the Simon Wiesenthal Centre, a Jewish human rights group, pointed out his use of social media to praise Adolf Hitler and deny the Holocaust and the Nanjing massacre.
President Xi Jinping kept a low profile Wednesday as China celebrated the 80th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre.
The Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall was built in 1985 in memory of the 300,000 victims who lost their lives in 1937-1938.
This fully streaming primary source archive includes 55,000 testimonies from survivors of and witnesses to some of humanitys most serious and solemn events, including the Holocaust, and the Armenian, Cambodian, and Guatemalan genocides, the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, and the Nanjing Massacre.
Tokyo-based hotel and real estate developer APA Group came under fire this year over books by its chief executive, Toshio Motoya, which contain essays in which he says the Nanjing Massacre never happened.
Arguably the most horrific episode in Sino-Japanese history was Japan's Nanjing Massacre in December 1937.
Japan may halt funding for UNESCO over the organization's decision to include documents relating to the 1937 Nanjing Massacre in the latest listing for its "Memory of the World" program.
Our journey began in Shanghai, a city today of over 24 million people (18 million in 2003), and its surrounding areas, including Suzhou, commonly referred to as the Venice of China and site of the breathtaking Master of the Nets Gardens; and Nanjing, the site of the Memorial to the Nanjing Massacre of 1937.
In February, China's National People's Congress, the country's Communist Party-controlled legislature, made the anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre an official day of remembrance -- along with September 3 to mark the country's victory against Japan in 1945 -- as tensions with Japan over a maritime territorial dispute and rows over history intensified.
China consistently reminds its people of Japan's historical brutality, such as the 1937 Nanjing Massacre in which China says Japanese troops killed 300,000 people in the then national capital.
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