The dismissal of University of Hong Kong associate professor Benny Tai Yiu-ting has deepened concerns among academia in the city’s polarised environment. Photo: Nora Tam The dismissal of University of Hong Kong associate professor Benny Tai Yiu-ting has deepened concerns among academia in the city’s polarised environment. Photo: Nora Tam
The dismissal of University of Hong Kong associate professor Benny Tai Yiu-ting has deepened concerns among academia in the city’s polarised environment. Photo: Nora Tam
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University challenge: HKU must work to restore its reputation

  • The sacking of academic Benny Tai, one of the founders of the 2014 Occupy civil disobedience movement, has come at a time when society is already divided, with some now questioning the institution’s independence

The dismissal of University of Hong Kong associate professor Benny Tai Yiu-ting has deepened concerns among academia in the city’s polarised environment. Photo: Nora Tam The dismissal of University of Hong Kong associate professor Benny Tai Yiu-ting has deepened concerns among academia in the city’s polarised environment. Photo: Nora Tam
The dismissal of University of Hong Kong associate professor Benny Tai Yiu-ting has deepened concerns among academia in the city’s polarised environment. Photo: Nora Tam
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