Hong Kong Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung (right) and Permanent Secretary for Education Michelle Li. The petition campaign sent emails to the pair, denouncing the deregistration of a teacher. Photo: Dickson Lee Hong Kong Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung (right) and Permanent Secretary for Education Michelle Li. The petition campaign sent emails to the pair, denouncing the deregistration of a teacher. Photo: Dickson Lee
Hong Kong Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung (right) and Permanent Secretary for Education Michelle Li. The petition campaign sent emails to the pair, denouncing the deregistration of a teacher. Photo: Dickson Lee

More than 20,000 Hong Kong schoolteachers, students and parents join email campaign against teacher’s deregistration after independence discussion

  • But Communist Party mouthpiece People’s Daily praises move by officials as ‘important step’ to ‘bring things back to order’
  • Campaign comes from groups in sector, with automatic online mechanism sending emails to city’s education chief and deputy

Topic |   Hong Kong localism and independence
Hong Kong Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung (right) and Permanent Secretary for Education Michelle Li. The petition campaign sent emails to the pair, denouncing the deregistration of a teacher. Photo: Dickson Lee Hong Kong Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung (right) and Permanent Secretary for Education Michelle Li. The petition campaign sent emails to the pair, denouncing the deregistration of a teacher. Photo: Dickson Lee
Hong Kong Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung (right) and Permanent Secretary for Education Michelle Li. The petition campaign sent emails to the pair, denouncing the deregistration of a teacher. Photo: Dickson Lee
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