Japanese Scientists Finally Declassify Sickening Experiments Of Unit 731 [Graphic Content]

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Unit 731 has been called Japan’s take on the holocaust. Thousands of Chinese prisoners were taken by the Japanese military and forced into inhumane experimentation. The Japanese Government spent decades denying that such things took place, but now a breakthrough has been made and Japan has agreed to release the identities of those in the experiment.

Thanks to the efforts of Professor Katsuo Nishiyama of Shiga University of Medical Science the identities and details of Unit 731 will be released. This is a giant step forward for the nation acknowledging its hidden war crimes and encouraging discussion on the experiments.

“This is the first time that we see a list of the names of nearly all its members being released in the form of an official document.”

– Katsuo Nishiyama

Victims of the experiments were subject to rape, infection from disease, starvation, new weaponry and surgery without anesthesia all in the name of “scientific research.” The Japanese Government denied all existence of Unit 731 until 1998 but has avoided details and took efforts to destroy any traces of evidence.

“This piece of valuable evidence supports all the testimonies given by those who knew the unit. This is a big step forward for efforts to reveal the hidden truth.”

– Katsuo Nishiyama

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