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Hong Kong Education Bureau defends ‘lifelong’ ousting of teacher over ‘pro-independence’ lessons, rebuffs fears of chilling effect

The Hong Kong Education Bureau has defended its decision to oust a primary school teacher for life over disseminating what the authorities saw as pro-independence messages in class, saying the penalty was “reasonable and proportionate.” At a press conference on Tuesday, Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung said the move to cancel the teacher’s registration last […]