National security law: Hong Kong lecturers review university syllabuses, move to protect student freedoms for start of academic year under new legislation

//National security law: Hong Kong lecturers review university syllabuses, move to protect student freedoms for start of academic year under new legislation

National security law: Hong Kong lecturers review university syllabuses, move to protect student freedoms for start of academic year under new legislation

Academics at Hong Kong’s universities have reviewed their syllabuses and stopped recording student discussions in lessons to protect the free exchange of ideas, as the new academic year begins under the shadow of the national security law.But staff from five higher education institutions who spoke to the Post said they still hoped teaching could continue as before, without exercising self-censorship, or avoiding controversial themes relating to Hong Kong politics and mainland China.Students…

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