Foreign News: The Unspeakable Jap

Anthony Eden gravely rose in the House of Commons, added his evidence to the U.S. indictment of Japanese butchers (see p. 12). It was British evidence, notably restrained, much less detailed than the U.S. stories.

Said Eden, reporting on prison camps in Siam, Burma, Malaya, Java, Borneo, Indo-China and the Philippines: "There are many thousands of prisoners from the British Commonwealth, including India, who are being compelled by the Japanese military to live under tropical jungle conditions without adequate shelter, clothing, food or medical attention . . . building railways and making roads . . . their health is rapidly deteriorating...

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