Photographs of victims are displayed at the Nanking massacre memorial. Picture: Stuart HeaverPhotographs of victims are displayed at the Nanking massacre memorial. Picture: Stuart Heaver
Photographs of victims are displayed at the Nanking massacre memorial. Picture: Stuart Heaver

The Nanking massacre: why Hong Kong and world downplayed atrocity, distracted by New Year’s Eve partying and a minor incident

Few in the colony or elsewhere knew or cared about the horrors being unleashed on civilians in the former Chinese capital by Japanese troops; only decades later did the true scale of the atrocities receive widespread publicity

Topic |   History
Photographs of victims are displayed at the Nanking massacre memorial. Picture: Stuart HeaverPhotographs of victims are displayed at the Nanking massacre memorial. Picture: Stuart Heaver
Photographs of victims are displayed at the Nanking massacre memorial. Picture: Stuart Heaver
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