Students hold a rally at the Chinese University of Hong Kong campus in Sha Tin on Wednesday ahead of a class boycott planned for Monday. Photo: Dickson Lee

Mainland Chinese students call for peers in Hong Kong to end protests and return to university

  • ‘Come back – it’s time for school!’ is the message on social media ahead of start of academic year on Monday and a planned class boycott in city
  • Comments are posted under article in official newspaper saying Hongkongers are welcome to study at mainland colleges
Topic |   China education

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Students hold a rally at the Chinese University of Hong Kong campus in Sha Tin on Wednesday ahead of a class boycott planned for Monday. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Protesters filled Victoria Park and beyond at an authorised rally on August 18, and it is expected demonstrators will take to the streets again on Saturday despite police bans. Photo: Sam Tsang

Two Hong Kong lawmakers arrested for protest-related offences released on bail after being held by police overnight

  • Status not known of third pro-democracy politician held following wave of arrests targeting several lawmakers and high-profile activists
  • Chinese state media calls Friday’s arrests ‘good news’ with Hong Kong in throes of 13th straight weekend of protests
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters filled Victoria Park and beyond at an authorised rally on August 18, and it is expected demonstrators will take to the streets again on Saturday despite police bans. Photo: Sam Tsang
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