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The History Shall Never Be Forgotten
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  • ISBN:9787508528908
  • Press:China Intercontinental Press
  • Page:205
  • Publication date:2013
  • Price:98.00

Abstract

On December 26, 2013, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe openly paid homage to the Yasukuni Shrine. On April 21,2014,during the three-day spring ritual worship ceremony in the Yasukuni Shrine Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and several members of the cabinet sent offerings to the Shrine. The Abe Administration attempted to revive militarism and brazenly challenged the post-war international order, bringing the Yasukuni Shrine issue into the focus of international public opinion once again. Their actions were strongly condemned by the international community.
 
The Yasukuni Shrine, where 14 Class-A war criminals including Hideki Tojo are honored, was the symbol of Japanese militarism’s foreign aggression in World War II. Japan’S attitude toward Yasukuni Shrine indicates whether Japan can properly view and repent its history of aggression. People in Asian countries abhor Japanese politicians’ visit to the Yasukuni Shrine and condemned it as” worship to the demons”. Abe’s visit to the Yasukuni Shrine seriously affronted the feelings of people of all countries that have once suffered from Japanese militarist aggression and colonial rule. His act of turning back the wheels of history has aroused high vigilance and strong concern from neighboring countries and the international community over where Japan is headed.
 
To refute Abe’s atrocious behavior and enlist support of the International public opinion for China and other victimized Asian countries, Chinese ambassadors and diplomats across the globe wrote and published articles in local mainstream media outlets to explain China’s stance, exposing the attempt of Japanese right-wing force to whitewash Japan’s history of militaristic colonial invasion, and revealing the truth of the history. These articles expound to the international
community the truth of the Yasukuni Shrine issue and the root of the China-Japan dispute, exposed the truth of Abe’s homage to the Shrine, and showed the harmfulness of his right-leaning policies to the peace and security of the Asian-Pacific region and the world, urging the Japanese right-wing force led by Abe to adopt the right manner to the past, stop the confrontational behavior, and abandon militarism. This book is the collection of some sixty speeches given by Chinese oversea diplomats refuting Japanese Prime Minister’s homage at the Yasukuni shrine, and will be published in seven languages, which are Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish, Arabic and Japanese.
 
The Editors
June, 2014
Brief Introdution of the Author
Contents
Declaring “No War Pledge” in the Wrong Place1

Dangerous Tribute4
 
Refusing to Face up to History, Japan Will Surely Threaten Peace in Asia and the World7
 
China and Britain Won the War Together11
 
Why China Is Angry About Japanese Prime Miniscer Shinzo Abe's Visit to Yasukuni Shrine? 14
 
Germany and Japan's Place in History17
 
Japan Threatens Peace20
 
Abe's Militarism Defies History23
 
Three Questions Arising from Abe's Visit to the Yasukuni Shrine26
 
Peace,Stability and Development Have to be Firmly Safeguarded29
 
Japan Must Deeply Reflect on Its War of Aggression32
 
Japanese Prime Minister Abe's Visit to the Yasukuni Shrine Is to Worship “Nazis of the East”34
 
Have You Ever Read The Blue Lotus37
 
Japan's Leaders Are Still Stubbornly Refusing to Admit Their War Crimes41
 
Never Allow Japan to Turn Back the Wheel of History46
 
Only with the Right Approach to the Past Can We Embrace the Future49
 
Alert:Where Are Japanese Leaders Leading Japan to?56
 
Adopt correct Attitude Toward History, Create a Bright Future Togecher60
 
Forgetting History Means Betrayal63
 
The Holocaust Shall Never Repeat Itself66
 
The Post-war International 0rder Must Never be Challenged71
 
History Shall Not Be Reversed76
 
Never Allow Abe to Whitewash the Aggressive War80
 
Reflections After Attending Event of International Holocaust Remembrance Day82
 
To Forgive Does Not Mean to Forget85
 
The Victory of the International Anti-Fascist War Cannot Be Denied88
 
The History of Aggression Must Not Be Tampered With91
 
Japan Owns an Apology to 35 Million Chinese Victims of World War II94
 
Great Discrepancy Becween Promise and Action96
 
The Japanese War Criminals Can NeVer Be Rehabilitate99
 
The Post-War International Order Must Never Be Challenged102
 
Shinzo Abe's Worship of "Evil Spirits" Goes against the Will of the People105
 
World Peace Shall Not Be Trampled Upon108
 
Know Shame and Evil, Distinguish Right from Wrong, Take the Right Path112
 
Japan Is Moving Toward a Dangerous Direction115
 
Chinese Government and People Resolutely Oppose Japanese Prime Minister's Visit to Yasukuni Shrine, the Hideous Act of Retroaction118
 
Crimes Against Humanity Must Not be Honored121
 
Overturn of Japan's Aggression History Is Not Allowed124
 
Japan Wanton Provocation and Conceal Sinister126
 
Only by Facing up to History Can We Open up the Future129
 
Be Vigilant Against the Resurrection of Japanese Militarism131
 
Ching's Ambassadors Condemn Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Visit to the Yasukuni Shrine134
 
Only by Treating History Correctly Can We Open up the Future136
 
Different Attitudes Lead to Different Consequences139
 
Just Verdict on Japan's Wartime Crime Shall Never Be Overturned142
 
Abe's Worship of Demons Provokes Public Outrage, the Ghost of Militarism Hinders the Future of Japan145
 
Why Abe's Visit to Yasukuni Shrine Unaccepted?148
 
What's Wrong with the Japanese Government?152
 
Why the International Community Opposes the Visit to Yasukuni Shrine by Japanese Prime Minister?155
 
Never Allow Japan to Turn Back the Wheel of History158
 
Two Countries, Two Attitudes Toward the History of Aggression160
 
A Visit Against Peace163
 
Intolerable to Shinzo Abe's Behavior of Reviving Japanese Militarism166
 
Evil People Will Be Cast Aside by the History169
 
Japanese Right-Wing Force Should Wake up172
 
The Behavior that Left Bitterness176
 
History Is the Best Textbook180
 
Be Vigilant Against the Revival of Fascism - Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of Breaking the Siege of Leningrad182
 
History Shall Not Be Forgotten186
 
History of the Misery Must Never Be Repeated192

History Cannot Be Tampered With - For Whom the Alarm Rings?195

 
Those Who Turn Back the Wheel of History Will Certainly Fail198
 
Abe's Yasukuni Visit Shows Japan Has No Remorse over Wartime Aggression203

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