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Hong Kong: Teachers voice 'deep concern' for fate of future generations

Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China, Central District
August 17, 2019 at 09:07 GMT +00:00 · Published

Teachers and students gathered at Chater Garden in Hong Kong's Central District on Saturday as unrest continues to hit the city's streets.

Demonstrators marched under heavy rain under the slogan "Let our conscience speak" and tied white ribbons on a fence outside Government House as a sign of protest.

Teachers voiced their concern regarding the future of younger generations after weeks of clashes between protesters and authorities, Legislative Councillor Ip Kin-yuen said.

The rally was organised by the Hong Kong Professional Teachers' Union, who are also demanding the release of all jailed protesters and universal suffrage.

Since the mass rally against the extradition bill began on June 9, at least 748 protesters have been detained by police.

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Teachers and students gathered at Chater Garden in Hong Kong's Central District on Saturday as unrest continues to hit the city's streets.

Demonstrators marched under heavy rain under the slogan "Let our conscience speak" and tied white ribbons on a fence outside Government House as a sign of protest.

Teachers voiced their concern regarding the future of younger generations after weeks of clashes between protesters and authorities, Legislative Councillor Ip Kin-yuen said.

The rally was organised by the Hong Kong Professional Teachers' Union, who are also demanding the release of all jailed protesters and universal suffrage.

Since the mass rally against the extradition bill began on June 9, at least 748 protesters have been detained by police.

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