Biggest Hong Kong teachers’ union a ‘malignant tumour’, say Xinhua, People’s Daily commentaries calling for its eradication

Communist Party mouthpieces Xinhua and People’s Daily have called for the eradication of Hong Kong’s largest teachers’ union, with both dubbing it a “malignant tumour” in a pair of commentaries released nearly simultaneously on Saturday.The two articles follow the opposition-leaning Professional Teachers’ Union (PTU) on Thursday confirming it had quit the alliance behind the city’s annual Tiananmen Square vigil, citing the “worsening political situation”.But PTU president Fung Wai-wah also told…


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