教育界2.2萬人遊行 示威者冒暴雨致謝 22,000 Teachers March – Thanked by Protesters in Pouring Rain
2.2萬人在黃色暴雨下，參與教協「守護良知」遮打花園集會，遊行往禮賓府。有年青示威者在遮打花園天台冒暴雨躹躬致謝。… Continue reading
22,000 braved pouring amber rainstorm to join a rally on “safeguard the next generation, let our conscience speak”, organised by the Professional Teachers’ Union (PTU) at Chater Garden on Saturday in supports of the anti-extradition bill campaign, before a march to Government House, the residence of Chief Executive Carrie Lam.
PTU also called on the education sector to attend the Victoria Park rally on Sunday.
Some young protesters bowed to expressed their thanks from the rooftops of Chater Garden under torrential rains. They raised the placards “Thank you”, “We walk together” and “Sorry for the inconvenience during the last two months.”
Ip Kin-yuen, legislator representing the education sector, pointed out at the rally that teachers and all Hong Kong people have conscience. That is why one to two million came out to oppose the amendments. He does not understand why some people find the word “withdraw” so difficult to say; why can’t an independent commission of inquiry be established when the police are violent, and those who make mistakes can loudly oppose the establishment of an independent commission; and they also want to express their concern for the next generation.