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Parent China to Probe Jap Atrocities News Article
Language English
Collection C.W.J. Phelps Collection
Box Box 2
Folder Second Phelps Scrap Book
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
China to Probe Jap Atrocities Official Estimates 5,000 Involved in ‘Scourging’ The Japanese will be called to account for the fire and sword scourging of China throughout years of occupation, it was indicated yesterday with announcement that a Chinese Liaison division has been established in the Legal section of SCAP. The division will have charge of the investigation of atrocities committed against Chinese nationals, and the prosecution of wars criminals. Lt. Col. Tung Wei Kang, head of the division, estimates that 5,000 Japanese are implicated. Particular attention will be paid to those responsible for the distribution of opium and heroin to the Chinese on an extensive scale during the Japanese campaigns.