Student union president Lau Tsz-kei (left) and Chinese medicine student Andrew Chan Lok-hang at a protest against Baptist University’s decision to suspend Lau and Chan after a stand-off with staff at the language centre. Photo: Winson Wong Student union president Lau Tsz-kei (left) and Chinese medicine student Andrew Chan Lok-hang at a protest against Baptist University’s decision to suspend Lau and Chan after a stand-off with staff at the language centre. Photo: Winson Wong
Student union president Lau Tsz-kei (left) and Chinese medicine student Andrew Chan Lok-hang at a protest against Baptist University’s decision to suspend Lau and Chan after a stand-off with staff at the language centre. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong student clashes with authority are the result of too much liberal education, too late

Wei Yen says Hong Kong students, raised in the Confucian tradition, lack the political skills Westerners learn in their formative years, resulting in protests that are not productive and that only end up polarising society

Topic |   Hong Kong Baptist University protest
Student union president Lau Tsz-kei (left) and Chinese medicine student Andrew Chan Lok-hang at a protest against Baptist University’s decision to suspend Lau and Chan after a stand-off with staff at the language centre. Photo: Winson Wong Student union president Lau Tsz-kei (left) and Chinese medicine student Andrew Chan Lok-hang at a protest against Baptist University’s decision to suspend Lau and Chan after a stand-off with staff at the language centre. Photo: Winson Wong
Student union president Lau Tsz-kei (left) and Chinese medicine student Andrew Chan Lok-hang at a protest against Baptist University’s decision to suspend Lau and Chan after a stand-off with staff at the language centre. Photo: Winson Wong
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