At the same time, I did not want to commit Catholics to aspects of peacemaking that they do not endorse, specifically the nonresisting
pacifism characteristic historically of Mennonites and other peace-church members such as the Quakers.
They said they were swayed by a 17-minute videotape taken by a neighbor that failed to back up the deputies' claims and showed deputies hitting nonresisting
civilians, who were lying face down.
After a section called "SUPPRESSION OF FOREIGN CRITICISM" which tells of the Japanese killing thirty and decapitating two nonresisting
"volunteers," Cha discusses the continuing problem with historical discourse: