Hong Kong teachers and lawmakers rally for the withdrawal of a deeply unpopular extradition bill in August 2019. Photo: Dickson Lee Hong Kong teachers and lawmakers rally for the withdrawal of a deeply unpopular extradition bill in August 2019. Photo: Dickson Lee
Hong Kong teachers and lawmakers rally for the withdrawal of a deeply unpopular extradition bill in August 2019. Photo: Dickson Lee

Education Bureau severs ties with Hong Kong’s biggest teachers’ union, hours after Chinese state media call group a ‘malignant tumour’

  • Bureau spokesman accuses opposition-leaning Professional Teachers’ Union of adding ‘fuel to the fire, and this violates the mission of education’
  • Analysts warn move could mark start of fresh crackdown against groups deemed to be ‘unpatriotic’ or overly critical

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Hong Kong teachers and lawmakers rally for the withdrawal of a deeply unpopular extradition bill in August 2019. Photo: Dickson Lee Hong Kong teachers and lawmakers rally for the withdrawal of a deeply unpopular extradition bill in August 2019. Photo: Dickson Lee
Hong Kong teachers and lawmakers rally for the withdrawal of a deeply unpopular extradition bill in August 2019. Photo: Dickson Lee
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