Schools criticised for failure to rein in students boycotting classes, staging sit-ins and forming human chains on campus. Illustration: Henry Wong

Hong Kong teachers in the firing line over surge in students joining anti-government protests, getting arrested

  • Schools criticised for failure to rein in students boycotting classes, staging sit-ins and forming human chains on campus
  • Some slam Education Bureau for ‘unclear guidelines’ about unrest, others say it is interfering too much in schools
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Schools criticised for failure to rein in students boycotting classes, staging sit-ins and forming human chains on campus. Illustration: Henry Wong
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Fiona Sun

Fiona Sun

Fiona Sun is a news reporter on the Hong Kong desk of the South China Morning Post. She writes on issues that matter to the city’s residents, including geographic communities, ethnic minorities or those brought together by common causes and interests.

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Peace Chiu

Peace is a reporter at the Post on the Hong Kong desk, specialising in education and social policies. She joined the Post in 2016, having previously worked in Singapore for 938NOW and Yahoo.

Denise Tsang

Denise Tsang

Denise Tsang is an award-winning journalist, with her career built on covering business and Hong Kong local news. She has won a number of regional and Hong Kong press awards and was a part-time lecturer on business journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University.