Police fire tear gas as anti-government protesters hold a lunchtime rally on Tuesday in Central. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong parents, teachers and educators’ unions slam government for not suspending classes amid campus protest violence

  • Education Bureau rejects calls to suspend secondary and primary schools, as well as kindergartens, saying it is up to individual schools to decide
  • But city’s biggest teachers’ union says Chief Executive Carrie Lam put politics above student safety, calling her ‘irresponsible’
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Police fire tear gas as anti-government protesters hold a lunchtime rally on Tuesday in Central. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Police chase protesters at Chinese University in Sha Tin. Photo: Winson Wong

Campus clashes as universities become new battleground in Hong Kong anti-government unrest

  • Chinese University’s Sha Tin site was again plunged into hours-long confrontations between police and demonstrators
  • Protesters were angered by a student’s recent death, and by school bosses’ response to citywide turmoil
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Police chase protesters at Chinese University in Sha Tin. Photo: Winson Wong
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