Shigeto Nagano

May 1994
U.S. News & World Report;5/16/94, Vol. 116 Issue 19, p21
States that Shigeto Nagano, Japan's new justice minister, claims that `the rape of Nanking'--the 1937 massacre of hundreds of thousands of Chinese by Japanese soldiers--was a fabrication. Subsequent reprimand from prime Minister Tsutomu Hata, who made clear that it is not appropriate for government officials to deny war crimes.


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