Visitors take a closer look in the Memorial Hall of the Victims in Nanjing Massacre in Nanjing. Photo: Xinhua
Visitors take a closer look in the Memorial Hall of the Victims in Nanjing Massacre in Nanjing. Photo: Xinhua

Nanking massacre should not be taught to young students, former Hong Kong education chief says after outcry over graphic video

  • Topic is not suitable for junior primary school students, as they ‘have no background and knowledge of the historical incidents’, says Fanny Law
  • Children at one local primary school were left in tears by graphic archival footage shown following a bureau call for educators to develop in students ‘a sense of national identity’

Topic |   Hong Kong schools
Visitors take a closer look in the Memorial Hall of the Victims in Nanjing Massacre in Nanjing. Photo: Xinhua
Visitors take a closer look in the Memorial Hall of the Victims in Nanjing Massacre in Nanjing. Photo: Xinhua
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