New textbooks on the revamped liberal studies subject were released online last week for schools to select for Form Four students in September. Photo: May Tse
New textbooks on the revamped liberal studies subject were released online last week for schools to select for Form Four students in September. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong was not British colony as China did not recognise unequal treaties ceding city to Britain, new textbooks reveal

  • United Nations removed Hong Kong from a list of colonies in 1972 after China made the demand, according to textbooks still being vetted by Education Bureau
  • The books also adopt government’s account of 2019 social unrest, saying it was a threat to national security and external forces were behind protests

New textbooks on the revamped liberal studies subject were released online last week for schools to select for Form Four students in September. Photo: May Tse
New textbooks on the revamped liberal studies subject were released online last week for schools to select for Form Four students in September. Photo: May Tse
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