Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Six decades after war's end, European leaders are sufficiently cognisant of history's hard lessens to pass motions criminalising Holocaust denial and trivialisation of mass suffering. Why then does Japan's current government, which prides itself on being as advanced as Europe in terms of its democratic system, free press and defence of human rights seem hell-bent on going in quite the opposite direction, denying history and hurting its historic victims anew? From today's Bangkok Post. Full article here.

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