September 8, 2012

Thousands of people have demonstrated outside government headquarters for the past week demanding the pro-Chinese-Politburo “National Education” school curriculum be scrapped.

On Friday evening, the crowds swelled further as tens of thousands of ordinary citizens, many dressed in black, denounced the curriculum as Communist Party propaganda which glossed over the darker aspects of Chinese rule, hitting a nerve in the former British colony that remains proud of its freedoms 15 years after London handed it over to Beijing.

Extended Reading: Thousands in Hong Kong Protest China’s Influence on New School Curriculum (NBC News).

We are also keeping watch as the event unfold, here over on the +852Journal.

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    it’s just sickening to see our country’s media attempting to use propaganda to sway us to hate propaganda of another...
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    Hahaha definitely. It might just be nations that need that extra help though like ours, because our culture doesn’t push...
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