TIL during the chaos caused by the 1923 Great Kanto earthquake, the Imperial Japanese Army murdered an estimated 6,000 ethnic Koreans and Japanese socialists. The massacre is alternatively denied and celebrated by Japanese right-wing groups today.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kant%C5%8D_Massacre

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  1. There certainly is a rise in this “right-wing” fascist ‘celebration’ today – Take #Jan6 and the Trump domestic terrorist led attack on the U.S. Capitol while Congress was in a constitutional joint session affirming and certifying the next president of the U.S. in the tradition of a “peaceful transition of power” in this democracy- and it was not the Japanese people, in an imperial, totalitarian and monarchy, in general who committed these atrocities (they were indoctrinated to believe that their RACE was a “master race”) – it was the military and the cult of personalities in play that led to getting their asses atomic bombed – TWICE

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