Hong Kong Protests Plans for ‘Patriotic’ Education

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*Update:  Hong Kong’s government on Saturday backed down from plans to make “national education” mandatory. The scheme will now be voluntary.

Tens of thousands of people swamped Hong Kong’s government offices on Friday evening as part of ongoing demonstrations against plans for China-backed “national education” in the former British colony. The course, which was pitched as a way to teach China’s history and to instill national pride, has met staunch resistance from students, parents and teachers who consider it brainwashing. The government wants public elementary schools to start teaching national education this year, and high schools next year, before it becomes mandatory in 2015.

(MORE: Hong Kong Divided over Plans for ‘Patriotic’ Lessons in Schools)

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ZhouZhou
ZhouZhou

What I have been worried ever since the “return” is finally going to happen. CCP is all the time waiting for something like “Kong ind” to make trouble, to hand him some good excuse. Kong Independent is obviously a colonial org. The CCP has every reason to suppress it . If the Hong Kong Administration appeals to the Central Government for help. In go will the PLA without any hesitation or delay for the long-waited good excuse. Once the troops is in HK, the temporal period of “return” is over: The HK people are at the mercy of the PLA. A very beautiful excuse: the HK people are unable to administrate themselves. Therefore the Central Government will take over and make a thorough clean up . This is the best old tricks of the Communist Party. Just like Mao had once said, to draw all the snakes out of their holes and get them just in one sweep. With the excuse of suppressing the Kong Ind, which could be named as counter-revolutionary, the PLA can killed anyone they don’t like. You just wait and see.

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At least the Chinese protect their culture, where as the Western "white" countries brainwash their students with homosexual perversions, politically correctness, multiculti.. A curriculum designed to strip their cultural identity and to hate their own race.

Nivek Yao
Nivek Yao

wow.  you ever heard of this notion called "a culture of inclusion"?  

Lloyd_Madoff
Lloyd_Madoff

You forgot to close your post with "White Power." 

Leedsburg
Leedsburg

This is probably over exaggerated by Time. I mean after all, they did not an article saying that organic foods are not safer than GMOs, leading me to believe that Monsanto bought the article.

But anyways, isn't this what America is doing to Americans? Have you looked at old elementary and high school history books? HAHA, and you call that not brain washing!