Prominent historians say Hong Kong educators should take care with grisly subjects, decline to comment on Tiananmen statues’ removal

//Prominent historians say Hong Kong educators should take care with grisly subjects, decline to comment on Tiananmen statues’ removal

Prominent historians say Hong Kong educators should take care with grisly subjects, decline to comment on Tiananmen statues’ removal

Two prominent Hong Kong historians have said educators should be careful how they handle difficult subjects following an outcry over children being shown footage of the 1937 Nanking massacre, even as they stressed the importance of giving students the facts about dark chapters in history.However, both declined to comment on the possible ramifications of recent decisions by the University of Hong Kong, Chinese University and Lingnan University to remove campus artworks commemorating the bloody…

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