Photographic print of Japanese troops in Nanking after the city's conquest in 1937. Photo: Universal Images Group via Getty
Photographic print of Japanese troops in Nanking after the city's conquest in 1937. Photo: Universal Images Group via Getty

Government pressured Hong Kong exam authority to scrap controversial Japan-China question, student’s lawyers argue

  • The question, which asked if Japan did China ‘more good than harm’ in the first half of the 1900s, was invalidated after a rare Education Bureau intervention
  • Lawyers argued that public comments from the bureau and city leader amounted to deliberate threats that were ‘palpably heard and felt’

Photographic print of Japanese troops in Nanking after the city's conquest in 1937. Photo: Universal Images Group via Getty
Photographic print of Japanese troops in Nanking after the city's conquest in 1937. Photo: Universal Images Group via Getty
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