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Explainer: A 48-year-old union gone in 11 days – how Hong Kong teachers lost a powerful voice

The decision by the pro-democracy Hong Kong Professional Teachers’ Union to disband after 48 years, citing “enormous pressure” from Beijing and the city’s government, has silenced a major voice in civil society. The 95,000-member union, which said it “could not see a way forward” amid political and social changes in the city, came little over […]