Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam claimed that Hong Kong universities have been “penetrated by foreign forces” after it was revealed an American academic study paid students to partake in a democracy rally in 2017. Hong Kong...
Hong Kong education
by John Chan | Apr 15, 2021
After weeks of wall-to-wall advertising, the Hong Kong government celebrated its newly created “National Security Education Day” on Thursday. The New York Times’ Vivian Wang described how the day unfolded:...
Hong Kong Government Brings National Security to Education System, Cracks Down on Dual Citizens in Custody
by John Chan | Feb 4, 2021
The Hong Kong Government has introduced comprehensive guidelines to securitize the city’s schools in line with the National Security Law, in a move aimed at quashing political dissent in the education system and...
by Josh Rudolph | Aug 27, 2020
Hong Kong’s academic freedom and university autonomy have been steady targets for the CCP since at least the 2014 Umbrella Movement protests, when several prominent Hong Kong professors were jailed for participating. In recent...
by Josh Rudolph | May 12, 2020
Hong Kong authorities reported 230 arrests on Sunday as small pro-democracy protests broke out in several shopping districts in the city. Democratic lawmaker Roy Kwong was among those arrested, and was later hospitalized after...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 7, 2012
Ahead of Sunday’s election for a new legislature in Hong Kong, tens of thousands of people gathered in front of the government offices there to protest planned curriculum changes that they fear insert propaganda from the...
CDT in the News
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- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods