Suspended Polytechnic University student Lam Wing-hang (left) and expelled student Gerald Ho Jun-him hold a press conference over their punishments. Photo: Winson Wong
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PolyU student row a lesson for both sides

  • Those involved in a rumpus over a campus message board have been punished for their actions, with one graduate being expelled, but some say the university is going too far

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Suspended Polytechnic University student Lam Wing-hang (left) and expelled student Gerald Ho Jun-him hold a press conference over their punishments. Photo: Winson Wong
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Lam Wing-hang (left) and Gerald Ho hold a press conference on Friday. Photo: Winson Wong

Controversy grows over punishments for four PolyU students involved in ‘democracy wall’ protest as lawmakers, unions, governing council member and former city leader CY Leung all have their say

  • Council member Kaizer Lau backs university’s decision, likening students’ action to a triad-style incident
  • Pro-democracy lawmakers call on PolyU to cancel the punishments while CY Leung takes aim at expelled graduate student
Topic |   Hong Kong localism and independence

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Lam Wing-hang (left) and Gerald Ho hold a press conference on Friday. Photo: Winson Wong
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