Hong Kong’s lesson to schoolchildren: Love China, no questions asked

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Hong Kong’s lesson to schoolchildren: Love China, no questions asked
Students leave school in Hong Kong on Feb. 24, 2021. The Hong Kong government has launched a vast campaign to indoctrinate the next generation and it is using history as a potentially powerful tool to inculcate obedience and patriotism. (Lam Yik Fei/The New York Times)

The orders seemed innocuous, even obvious: Primary school students in Hong Kong should read picture books about Chinese traditions and learn about famous sites such as the Forbidden City in Beijing or the Great Wall.