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Students Class Boycott Anti Brainwash(香港學生罷課反洗腦.1)
Hong Kong

8000 Hong Kong university students and teachers class boycott in Hong Kong's Chinese University on 11 Sep 2012, demanding the withdrawal of a patriotic Chinese curriculum they say amounts to Communist Party brainwashing. They dressed in black and huddled under a sea of umbrellas to shield them from the blazing sun, they staged a four-hour rally on the grounds of Chinese University in the New Territories.

8000名香港大專學生及教師,2012年9月11日聚集在中文大學參與罷課,要求政府撤回洗腦式國民教育科,示威師生無懼30多度高溫,頂著烈日,打著傘,汗流浹背表達訴求。示威活動長達4個小時。

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