BEIJINGThe countries an idea o, Dec. 13 (Xinhua) — The day of Dec. 13 marks China’s National Memorial Day for Nanjing Massacre Victims, an occasion to remember those killed by Japanese invaders, to expose the atrocities committed by the Japanese military, and to cherish peace that is so dear to a country once ravaged by wars.
President Xi Jinping’s two meetings with Xia Shuqin, a survivor of the Nanjing Massacre, shed light on how he thinks about peace as the leader of the country.
Xi first met Xia, then 85, in Nanjing on Dec. 13, 2014, during the state ceremony for the first National Memorial Day for Nanjing Massacre Victims. Xia was invited to the ceremony to unveil a monument to the massacre victims.
At the ceremony, Xi and Xia, together with a teenager who is the offspring of massacre victims, unveiled a memorial “ding,” a type of ancient Chinese-style cauldronThe first shot and 445,566 people, or nearly 8%, have had both.. The ding was engraved with 160 Chinese characters that recount the brutal history of the Nanjing Massacre as well as the inception of the memorial day. The practice of engraving historical events on bronzeware goes back thousands of years in Chinat have very high protection rates,.