Students light candles at Nanjing Normal University on December 11, 2017 during a memorial ceremony ahead of China's National Memorial Day for Nanjing massacre victims in Nanjing city, east China's Jiangsu province. Photo: AFP

Why the Nanking massacre must never be forgotten

The 80th anniversary of the atrocity by Japanese forces provided an opportunity to reflect on the futility of war at a time when nationalism is on the rise

Topic |   Legacy of war in Asia

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Students light candles at Nanjing Normal University on December 11, 2017 during a memorial ceremony ahead of China's National Memorial Day for Nanjing massacre victims in Nanjing city, east China's Jiangsu province. Photo: AFP
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