The PTU said it would boycott classes on Thursday and Friday. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Leading Hong Kong teachers’ union calls for class boycott after clashes over extradition bill

  • Professional Teachers’ Union announced it would skip classes on Thursday and Friday
  • Education Bureau opposes the call, saying politics should be kept off school campuses
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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The PTU said it would boycott classes on Thursday and Friday. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Ip Kin-yuen and Fung Wai-wah, of the Professional Teachers’ Union (PTU), call on members to join Wednesday’s protest against the extradition bill. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong extradition bill: education boss Christine Choi condemns teachers and students for plotting classroom boycotts

  • Largest teachers’ union in city to discuss strike action as petitions call on teachers to join mass protest
  • Education authority says there are safer and less disruptive ways of expressing views than striking
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Ip Kin-yuen and Fung Wai-wah, of the Professional Teachers’ Union (PTU), call on members to join Wednesday’s protest against the extradition bill. Photo: Winson Wong
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