Tuesday, April 19, 2005

Japan To Be Reminded of Her Heinous Past!

While a Japanese court has rejected a compensation claim by victims of Japanese germ warfare atrocities during WWII, China ups the ante in the current war of grievances by asking UNESCO to consider the ruins of the Japanese germ warfare site, well-known among Chinese as the very notorious Unit 731, as a world heritage protected site.

The Chinese referred to the Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz in Poland and the Hiroshima Peace Memorial in Japan as precedents for UNESCO protection of war ruins.

Related posting:
Rich, Powerful but Unrepentant – A Vexing Japan

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