Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam defends government’s history teaching policy amid Nanking massacre video controversy

//Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam defends government’s history teaching policy amid Nanking massacre video controversy

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam defends government’s history teaching policy amid Nanking massacre video controversy

Hong Kong’s leader has defended her government’s approach of leaving schools to exercise professional judgment when teaching dark chapters of history, after some pupils were left distraught by graphic footage of the Nanking massacre.Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor stressed the importance of learning about China’s past, but said teachers were best placed to ensure lessons were age appropriate as she noted past complaints of officials trying to “control everything”.“It’s not for…

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