Resolution Adopted by the League of Nations Advisory Committee on September 27, 19379

The Advisory Committee,

Taking into urgent consideration the question of the aerial bombardment of open towns in China, by Japanese aircraft,

Expresses its profound distress at the loss of life caused to innocent civilians, including great numbers of women and children, as a result of such bombardments,

Declares that no excuse can be made for such acts which have aroused horror and indignation throughout the world,

And solemnly condemns them.

  1. League of Nations document A.56.1937 VII., Geneva, September 28, 1937.