Wartime Sex Slaves at the Heart of UN Battle Between Japan and China

Justin McCurry
Both countries have submitted competing nominations for inclusion in Unesco’s Memory of the World programme.

From Tenderness to Savagery in Seconds

Ian Buruma from New York Review of Books
Much nonsense has been written about the Nanjing Massacre, also known as the Rape of Nanking. We know this much: in December 1937, the Imperial Japanese Army, after taking the Chinese Nationalist capital of Nanjing, went on a six-week rampage,...