The following is an English text of a protest speech by Mr.Nagayama Hideki, a Japanese citizen and the President of Taiwanese Research Forum, protesting the Edo Tokyo Museum's Exhibition of Chigghis Kaan and Mongolian Treasures by China:
Dear friends, who is the Japanese hated the most by China and Korea? He is Mr. Ishihara Shintaro, Governor of Tokyo Metropolis. Why? Because, as politician he has been taking a firm position against the anti-Japanese attitudes of China and Korea. Therefore, China and Korea who want to see a weaker Japan has always hated and disliked Governor Ishihara, the symbol of a strong and reviving Japan. However, this time this hard-line politician has awkwardly failed before a carefully planned Chinese maneuver. That is a special exhibition called “Chingghis Khaan and Mongolian Treasures” displayed at the Edo Tokyo Museum, a museum run by Tokyo Metropolis. Allowing this type of event to take place in Tokyo means the Governor Ishihara is completely deceived by the Chinese propaganda.
Why? Because the Mongolian artifacts displayed at the Exhibition of Chinggis Khaan and Mongolian Treasures are in fact not provided by Mongolia, but by the People’s Republic of China. In other words, this museum is displaying the Mongolian treasures plundered from Southern Mongolia by the Chinese when they invaded the country.
The Chinese Embassy is said to be a co-sponsor of the exhibition. In fact, the Chinese Embassy is pulling the strings. So, what is the purpose of this event? It is to carry out the propaganda, to distort the history to claim that Chinggis Khaan is also a member of the Chinese nationality or the so-called “Zhong Hua Min Zu”. So, why the Chinese must carry out this propaganda? The goal is to fool and misinform the Japanese citizens that the current Chinese colonial area of Southern Mongolia has always been a part of Chinese territory since antiquity. Therefore, the Exhibition of Chinggis Khaan and Mongolian Treasures taking place in Edo Tokyo Museum is nothing more than political propaganda carried out by the Chinese Embassy to justify China’s invasion of Southern Mongolia.
The responsibility of Governor Ishihara who authorized this political propaganda must not be underestimated. Let me make it clear: the Mongolian artifacts currently displayed at the Exhibition of Chinggis Khaan and Mongolian Treasures in Edo Tokyo Museum were entirely plundered from Southern Mongolia by the Chinese during their invasion of the country. Tokyo and Edo Tokyo Museum must not assist in the Chinese Embassy’s propaganda claims that Southern Mongolia is a part of China. Governor Ishihara must assume the heavy responsibility for allowing this to happen . Dear fellow Japanese citizens, remember clearly that Southern Mongolia is the territory of the Mongol nation. The so-called “Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region” is in fact a genuine Chinese colonial area set up by the Chinese after their invasion of Southern Mongolia. Remember the colonial policy in this area has been much more brutal than any other colonial areas setup by the Western colonizers around the world. As Japenese citizens, let us strive for the liberation of Tibet, Uyghur , and the nation of Southern Mongolia.
Thank you very much!