Chinese University students express solidarity with the protests of the past 12 weeks and rally support for a class boycott at the start of term, at the Sha Tin campus on August 28. Photo: Dickson Lee

Why Hong Kong students should not boycott class, no matter how bad the government is

Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Chinese University students express solidarity with the protests of the past 12 weeks and rally support for a class boycott at the start of term, at the Sha Tin campus on August 28. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Some students dressed in full protest gear on orientation day at Hang Seng University, Sha Tin on Tuesday. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Education Bureau to check with schools on class boycotts but will allow institutions to decide how to deal with planned mass action by Hong Kong students

  • Minister Kevin Yeung says authorities will gather information only to get a picture of how boycotts progress but stresses government is opposed to them
  • Many universities say they respect students’ freedom of speech but only two promise not to punish those who take part
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Some students dressed in full protest gear on orientation day at Hang Seng University, Sha Tin on Tuesday. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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