Wednesday, December 15, 2004


Actual history can be SO inconvenient. Two days ago China honored the 67th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre, right where Japan's history is obscured by some heavily applied whitewash.

"When inconvenient historical facts are conveniently denied and censored by power brokers in authoritarian regimes such as North Korea or Iran, we call it despotism, Orwellian, even evil. But what should we call it when such facts are denied by elected leaders and mainstream media in Japan...?

China's directly experienced perspective:

Nanjing rally commemorates Nanjing Massacre anniversary

Nanjing Marks 65th [sic] Anniversary of Japanese Massacre

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