32,000 take to Hong Kong streets to protest Chinese patriotism classes
Αναρτήθηκε από τον/την satyrikon στο Ιουλίου 29, 2012
Originally posted on National Post | News:
HONG KONG — Tens of thousands including teachers and parents pushing strollers took to Hong Kong streets Sunday to protest the upcoming introduction of Chinese patriotism classes they fear will lead to brainwashing, the latest sign of growing discomfort over Beijing’s influence in the semiautonomous territory.
Students and pro-democracy activists were among those who marched to the Hong Kong government’s headquarters to protest the new curriculum, which authorities are encouraging schools to begin using when classes resume in September.