Largest Hong Kong teachers’ union disbands amid crackdown

People walk past the entrance of the Hong Kong Professional Teachers’ Union in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021. The pro-democracy Professional Teachers’ Union, the city’s largest single-industry trade union comprising of 95,000 members, said it had disbanded as the “social and political environment has changed in recent years.” (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s largest teachers’ union said it disbanded Tuesday due to the changing political climate, as the government continues its crackdown on dissent in the city.