Illustration: Craig Stephens
Phil C. W. Chan
Opinion

Opinion

Phil C. W. Chan

Why Hong Kong protesters are forcing university leaders to pick a side – academic freedom is at stake

  • Behind public support for the protesters is the realisation that Hong Kong has paid a steep price for silence over policies that pushed integration with the mainland
  • University leaders’ failure to speak up on the extradition bill and during the early days of the protests does not bode well for academic freedom
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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