Chinese Culture University was one of three universities in Taipei where clashes broke out over Lennon Walls on Wednesday. Photo: pccu.edu.tw

Students clash on university campuses in Taiwan over Hong Kong protests

  • Four incidents have been reported in the past week, with mainland Chinese students allegedly attacking Hongkongers and locals over Lennon Walls
  • President Tsai Ing-wen condemns the violence, saying the island is democratic and ‘not a base for totalitarian power’
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Chinese Culture University was one of three universities in Taipei where clashes broke out over Lennon Walls on Wednesday. Photo: pccu.edu.tw
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Lawrence Chung

Lawrence Chung

Lawrence Chung covers major news in Taiwan, ranging from presidential and parliament elections to killer earthquakes and typhoons. Most of his reports focus on Taiwan’s relations with China, specifically on the impact and possible developments of cross-strait relations under the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party and mainland-friendly Kuomintang governments. Before starting work at the South China Morning Post in 2006, he wrote for Reuters and AFP for more than 12 years.