Beijing Moves to Control Hong Kong Education by Intimidation, Censorship
Hong Kong police chase a 12-year-old girl this month before she was tackled and charged with violating COVID social-distancing rules.
By Patrick McShane
China imposed a sweeping new “national security law” on Hong Kong in June — threatening the personal privacy of nearly 7.6 million citizens and sending shivers throughout the global business community, including over 1,500 U.S. companies.
In these occasional reports, Digital Privacy News examines the ramifications of Beijing’s decision. Today’s report detail’s China’s efforts to revamp Hong Kong’s education system.
Much of the international media’s focus on Hong Kong has been on how China has taken over the political structure in the city.
But the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) also is working to take control of the city’s education system as well — from kindergarten and primary-school stage, through to the university level.Continue reading “‘Heart-Breaking and Terrorizing’”