Students hold placards during the protest over a decision to install a new committee to run the Marxist Society. Photo: Handout

Peking University students clash with campus guards over control of Marxist Society

  • Witnesses say some protesters were injured as they were forced to go inside science building
  • University announced new committee will run the group after its chairman was detained and warned over Mao Zedong anniversary event
Topic |   Human rights in China

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Students hold placards during the protest over a decision to install a new committee to run the Marxist Society. Photo: Handout
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Mimi Lau

Mimi Lau

Mimi Lau covers human rights, religion and civil society in China. She spent seven years in southern China as the Post's Guangzhou Correspondent before returning to Hong Kong in 2017. Today, Mimi continues to pursue stories across the country, monitoring and reporting on key political and civil issues. She has won numerous awards for her work.