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What day is the National Memorial Day? What meeting proposed the origin and significance of the Nati

If we talk about the Nanjing Massacre, it must be the pain of the Chinese people to appease their grievances. The National Memorial Day was set up to commemorate the victims of the Nanjing Massacre. On which day and at which meeting was the National Memorial Day proposed

What day and meeting was the National Memorial Day proposed

On February 27, 2014, the seventh meeting of the Standing Committee of the 12th National People's Congress of China adopted a decision to mourn the victims of the Nanjing Massacre and all the victims killed by the Japanese aggressors during the Japanese imperialist war of aggression against China, expose the war crimes of the Japanese aggressors, and bear in mind the profound disaster caused by the war of aggression to the Chinese people and the people of the world, It shows the Chinese people's firm position against the war of aggression, safeguarding human dignity and safeguarding world peace. It is decided to set December 13 as the national public memorial day for the victims of the Nanjing Massacre, and the state holds public memorial activities on December 13 every year. The adoption of the resolution raised the commemoration of the victims of the Nanjing massacre to the national level.

The Nanjing Massacre refers to the organized, planned and war of aggression against China by the Japanese army against China in Nanjing and its surrounding areas for six weeks under the command of shigen Matsui, commander of the central Chinese army, and Shoufu changgu of the 6th Division after the defeat of the Republic of China in the Nanjing defense war from 1931 to 1945 and the fall of the capital Nanjing on December 13, 1937 (which is considered by the academic circles to start on December 5) There are premeditated massacres and bloody atrocities such as adultery, arson and robbery. In the Nanjing Massacre, a large number of civilians and prisoners of war were killed by the Japanese army, countless families were fragmented, and the number of victims in the Nanjing Massacre exceeded 300000.

The Nanjing Massacre is a flagrant violation of international treaties and the basic moral norms of mankind by the Japanese invaders. It is one of the most prominent and representative examples of countless atrocities committed by the Japanese invaders during the war of aggression against China.

Purpose significance

The purpose of establishing a national memorial day for the victims of the Nanjing Massacre and holding public memorial activities and related commemorative activities at the national level is to mourn the victims of the Nanjing Massacre and all their compatriots killed by the Japanese aggressors during the Japanese imperialist war of aggression against China, expose the war crimes of the Japanese aggressors, and bear in mind the profound disaster caused by the war of aggression to the Chinese people and the people of the world, It shows the Chinese people's firm stand against the war of aggression, safeguarding human dignity and safeguarding world peace.

The victory of the Chinese people's war of resistance against Japan made an indelible historical contribution to the victory of the world anti fascist war, jointly eliminated the fascist evil forces threatening world peace, strengthened the progressive force of mankind, promoted the global national liberation movement, and had a far-reaching impact on the cause of world peace.

The Chinese people's war of resistance against Japan was extremely arduous, and the huge national sacrifices they made belonged to the catastrophe of mankind. The casualties of 30 million people and the loss of $600 billion were only cold figures. The Nanjing Massacre, which killed 300000 people, was only one of the typical cases of extreme cruelty and tyranny of Japanese fascism.

The world significance of the official commemoration and public sacrifice in the name of the Chinese state lies in promoting the long-term awakening of human historical memory, avoiding even a moment of forgetfulness and numbness, taking history as a mirror, creating the future, safeguarding world peace and justice conscience, and promoting common development and progress of the times.