Pigeons are released to symbolise the victims of the 1937 Nanking massacre. Photo: AP
Rana Mitter
Opinion

Opinion

On Reflection by Rana Mitter

80 years later: can China, Japan overcome Nanking Massacre’s legacy?

Memory of the mass killings in 1937 sits at the heart of disputes between Beijing and Tokyo today, but the issue goes beyond Chinese anger versus Japanese silence

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Pigeons are released to symbolise the victims of the 1937 Nanking massacre. Photo: AP
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