Hong Kong official who resigned over history exam question reveals 'immense political pressure'

A Hong Kong examinations official who resigned after a question he set in a history paper sparked a furore has spoken of the “immense pol...


A Hong Kong examinations official who resigned after a question he set in a history paper sparked a furore has spoken of the “immense political pressure” he faced during the affair.

The row over the question in this year’s Diploma of Secondary Education history exam fuelled fears among some critics that academic freedom is coming under threat.

Hans Yeung. Photo: Internet.

Hans Yeung has now revealed details leading up to his resignation and made a point-by-point rebuttal of the criticism he faced, in a strongly-worded email sent to his colleagues.

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