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Chairwoman Priscilla Wong says government-appointed body can’t guarantee increase and dismisses calls for annual review.
At least 26 people, mostly students, were arrested during protests in Fanling on Sunday, according to North district councillor.
President Wong Yuk-shan tells students he ‘would never want any law enforcement officers to enter the campus under normal circumstances’.
Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung also urged students to take care of their own safety when joining events outside the school gates.
Rocky Tuan’s replies to questions pressuring him to condemn alleged police brutality interrupted by some who chant slogans, point laser pens, shout profanities and sing protest songs.
Chan Wai-keung surrounded and heckled by more than 100 students, but refuses to be silenced, saying ‘Everyone is entitled to his or her views.’
Chong Gene Hang College in Chai Wan vice-principal says school has responsibility to lead pupil to ‘right path’, and will not expel him even if he is found guilty of rioting and assaulting police.
Hundreds have formed human chains and staged sit-ins at schools across the city
Hundreds gather in Tai Koo, Mong Kok and Tseung Kwan O, setting up roadblocks in some spots, while riot police fire tear gas and non-lethal rounds.
Education Bureau compels schools to release information on number of students who boycott classes, wear masks, or take part in ‘special incidents’.
In a letter to schools, the bureau says masks should not be worn to schools except for health or religious reasons.
At secondary school in Mong Kok, students denounce the handling of a singing battle, while Chinese University students storm the faculty building.
As darkness fell, angry mobs dug up bricks, blocked roads, started fires, vandalised train stations and targeted mainland Chinese-linked businesses.
Hundreds of pupils and alumni gather near Tsuen Wan Public Ho Chuen Yiu Memorial College to show support for Tsang Chi-kin, who is in a stable condition.
Organisers say 1,500 students attended second ‘class strike’ in September – but police estimate 450 at most.
About 38 per cent of all the people arrested in September over anti-government protests are secondary school or university students, police say.
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