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International volunteers from Southeast University share views on war and peace

english.jsjyt.edu.cn| Updated: December 10, 2021 L M S


International students from Southeast University attend an exhibition about purple grass volunteers in Nanjing, Jiangsu province. [Photo/cis.seu.edu.cn]

Twenty-three international students from the College of International Students of Southeast University in Nanjing, Jiangsu province attended an exhibition themed around purple grass volunteers and shared their views on peace on April 27.

The exhibition was held at the Memorial Hall of the Victims in Nanjing Massacre by Japanese Invaders. Volunteers at the memorial hall are named after purple grass, which symbolizes peace.

A postgraduate student from Pakistan said he was deeply moved after learning the history of the Nanjing Massacre. He added that he hopes to work together with others to safeguard the peace and stability of the world.

Ska, an undergraduate from Tonga said that it is only by correctly understanding and taking history as a means for reflection that can people create a better future.

A postgraduate from Thailand, whose Chinese name is Bai Luoluo, said she has gained a better appreciation of peace after visiting the exhibition.

Han Siteng from Pakistan said that peace cannot be maintained by force, but only through understanding. He said he is looking forward to participating in more of such meaningful activities in the future.