Hong Kong’s Professional Teachers’ Union saw no choice but to ‘disband after Beijing emissaries warned it could no longer exist’

//Hong Kong’s Professional Teachers’ Union saw no choice but to ‘disband after Beijing emissaries warned it could no longer exist’

Hong Kong’s Professional Teachers’ Union saw no choice but to ‘disband after Beijing emissaries warned it could no longer exist’

Leaders of Hong Kong’s biggest teachers’ union were left with no choice but to disband after unofficial representatives of Beijing told them in no uncertain terms that the group must “cease to exist”, insiders have revealed to the Post.The sources also said that the decision to shut down the opposition-leaning Professional Teachers’ Union was motivated in part by a desire to avoid the fate of the now-defunct Apple Daily newspaper, which closed after authorities arrested several of its top…

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