Pro-Beijing lawmakers are pushing for CCTV cameras to be added to Hong Kong classrooms to ensure compliance with the national security law, raising fears about civil rights violations and suppression of dissenting opinions. Photo: Shutterstock
Pro-Beijing lawmakers are pushing for CCTV cameras to be added to Hong Kong classrooms to ensure compliance with the national security law, raising fears about civil rights violations and suppression of dissenting opinions. Photo: Shutterstock

Letters | What Hong Kong teachers need for a clear view of classrooms

  • Poor clarity over how deeply social topics can be discussed and the ‘red lines’ around national security are hampering teachers’ ability to do their jobs
  • If cameras become standard in classrooms, the fear is these may become a tool to suppress diversity of opinion

Pro-Beijing lawmakers are pushing for CCTV cameras to be added to Hong Kong classrooms to ensure compliance with the national security law, raising fears about civil rights violations and suppression of dissenting opinions. Photo: Shutterstock
Pro-Beijing lawmakers are pushing for CCTV cameras to be added to Hong Kong classrooms to ensure compliance with the national security law, raising fears about civil rights violations and suppression of dissenting opinions. Photo: Shutterstock
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