How did Hong Kong’s largest teachers’ union enrage Beijing and what’s next for the opposition group after severed ties with government?

//How did Hong Kong’s largest teachers’ union enrage Beijing and what’s next for the opposition group after severed ties with government?

How did Hong Kong’s largest teachers’ union enrage Beijing and what’s next for the opposition group after severed ties with government?

Hong Kong’s Education Bureau dropped a bombshell by revealing it was severing official ties with the city’s biggest teachers’ union, a 95,000-strong body widely seen as the last power base within the embattled opposition camp.Saturday’s move by the bureau came within hours of two Communist Party mouthpieces calling the Professional Teachers’ Union (PTU) a “malignant tumour”, and saying it had to be eradicated for inciting staff and students to commit violent and illegal acts during anti…

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