HK protesters oppose "propaganda" education

Associated Press
A child holds a distorted Chinese national flag with a slogan "Withdraw chinese patriotism classes" on a stroller pushed by a parent during a march on a downtown street in Hong Kong  Sunday, July 29, 2012, to protest the upcoming introduction in schools of Chinese patriotism classes that they fear will lead to brainwashing. Teachers, parents, students and pro-democracy activists marched Sunday to the government headquarters of the semiautonomous territory to protest against the new curriculum, which authorities are encouraging schools to begin using when classes resume in September. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

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Tens of thousands of Hong Kong parents, students and teachers marched in the streets on Sunday, July 29, in protest against a school curriculum plan they said was an attempt to brainwash students by extolling the achievements of the Chinese Communist party.

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