A special Saturday meeting saw members of the Hong Kong Professional Teachers’ Union vote to amend their constitution so the group could be dissolved more rapidly. Photo: Handout A special Saturday meeting saw members of the Hong Kong Professional Teachers’ Union vote to amend their constitution so the group could be dissolved more rapidly. Photo: Handout
A special Saturday meeting saw members of the Hong Kong Professional Teachers’ Union vote to amend their constitution so the group could be dissolved more rapidly. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong’s biggest teachers’ union amends constitution to speed up disbandment under government pressure

  • Rather than full membership vote, two-thirds majority of attendees at a special meeting will now suffice to end 47-year-old organisation’s run
  • Pressure on union first began piling up last month, when government cut ties hours after Communist Party mouthpieces attacked it

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
A special Saturday meeting saw members of the Hong Kong Professional Teachers’ Union vote to amend their constitution so the group could be dissolved more rapidly. Photo: Handout A special Saturday meeting saw members of the Hong Kong Professional Teachers’ Union vote to amend their constitution so the group could be dissolved more rapidly. Photo: Handout
A special Saturday meeting saw members of the Hong Kong Professional Teachers’ Union vote to amend their constitution so the group could be dissolved more rapidly. Photo: Handout
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