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China mulls Nanjing Massacre memorial day

(Xinhua)    09:32, February 26, 2014
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Xia Shuqin (4th R, front), a survival of the Nanjing Massacre, heads for a tribunal with his supporters in Tokyo, Japan, June 30, 2006. Chinese lawmakers are mulling making December 13 a national memorial day to commemorate those killed by Japanese aggressors during the Nanjing Massacre. The draft decision will be discussed at the bi-monthly session of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) which runs from Tuesday through Thursday. Japanese troops started the massacre in Nanjing on Dec. 13, 1937, killing more than 300,000 people in the following 40-odd days. (Xinhua/Wu Gufeng)

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