Introduction to the Aid Association of Victims in Nanjing during the War of Aggression against China by Japanese Invaders

The “Aid Association of Victims in Nanjing during the War of Aggression against China by Japanese Invaders”, i.e. the former “Aid Association of Survivors in Nanjing Massacre” (hereinafter referred to as the “Association”), was established on August 14, 2004. It is a social welfare civil society organization which aims to “concern the victims of war and aid the witnesses to history”.

The survivors of Nanjing Massacre are victims of the history of the Nanjing Massacre by Japanese invaders, and they are also

Testimonies of Survivors

Yi Cuilan

Testimonies of Yi Cuilan

“I saw with my own eyes the Japanese devils rape women in the refugee asylum and arrest a dozen girls away.” My name’s Yi Cuilan, born on May 6, 1923. I lived in No. 10 Laofang Lane of Shengzhou Road, in the south of Nanjing city (a small lane between the present...
Mrs. Xu Zhou

Testimonies of Mrs. Xu Zhou

​​​​​"My husband Wang Lishun and more than 20 young men from the same village were strafed dead by Japanese troops with machine guns. " My family originally lived in Gangxia Village at Qixia Mountain. My husband was called Wang Lishun who was a shoemaker in...
Xu Jiaqing

Testimonies of Xu Jiaqing

“I saw the Japanese issuing the "Certificate of Good Citizenship" in the safety zone.” My name is Xu Jiaqing and I was born on February 16, 1925 (lunar calendar). I lived in No.20 Baita Lane, Nanjing. At that time, my family made a living through fish farming,...
Cen Honggui

Testimonies of Cen Honggui

“My third younger brother Cen Xiaosan, who was less than two years old then, was burned alive by the Japanese troops.” In 1930, my father Ceng Xiulou and mother Mrs. Cen Gao took me and my second younger sister Ceng Honglan, the second younger brother Cen...