Former law dean of the University of Hong Kong Professor Johannes Chan Man-mun at a book launch for a book on Hong Kong laws at the University bookstore in HKU Centennial CampusFormer University of Hong Kong law dean Johannes Chan Man-mun said there is no law banning mere discussion of independence. Photo: Sam Tsang04NOV15

Can Hong Kong’s teachers really be banned from talking independence in class?

Educators want a legal basis and clarification from authorities over threat to disqualify them if they advocate city’s independence in schools

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Former law dean of the University of Hong Kong Professor Johannes Chan Man-mun at a book launch for a book on Hong Kong laws at the University bookstore in HKU Centennial CampusFormer University of Hong Kong law dean Johannes Chan Man-mun said there is no law banning mere discussion of independence. Photo: Sam Tsang04NOV15
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