Akira Suzuki, prize-winning author of the controversial book “Nanjing: How the World Was Fed Facts and Fakes,” reasserted at a press conference Thursday that the Nanjing Massacre death toll of 300,000 cited by the Chinese government lacks credibility from a historical standpoint.

But whatever the actual number may be, Suzuki believes that the massacre was a massacre and that Japan’s war atrocities in the Chinese city must never be dismissed or reduced.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.