When students are ragged into following so-called hall norms or initiation rituals, it can be expected that a strong undercurrent of hatred lies underneath the temporary obedience. Photo: Shutterstock

Hazing in university halls: loyalty building or abuse that creates a vicious circle of violence?

  • Freshmen who are bullied by older hallmates often tend to hit back by taking their anger out on younger students when they become seniors
Topic |   Universities in Hong Kong

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When students are ragged into following so-called hall norms or initiation rituals, it can be expected that a strong undercurrent of hatred lies underneath the temporary obedience. Photo: Shutterstock
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Hazing rituals at Chinese weddings often get out of hand. Photo: Thepaper.cn

Chinese county vows to put an end to violent and vulgar ritual of wedding day hazing

  • Ancient tradition is no longer relevant, authorities in Shen county, Shandong province say
  • People who engage in such antisocial behaviour will be punished in accordance with the law
Topic |   China Society

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Hazing rituals at Chinese weddings often get out of hand. Photo: Thepaper.cn
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