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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Pupils at schools across Hong Kong have held protests since the new term began. Photo: Dickson Lee

Protesting Hong Kong students warned they could be taking part in an illegal assembly by forming a human chain outside school

  • Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung also urges students to be aware of their own safety when joining events outside school gates
  • With ban on face coverings in place, Education Bureau has also asked schools to remind students not to wear masks on or outside campuses
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Pupils at schools across Hong Kong have held protests since the new term began. Photo: Dickson Lee
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