University of Hong Kong students voted narrowly in favour of quitting the Hong Kong Federation of Students in a referendum. Photo: SCMP University of Hong Kong students voted narrowly in favour of quitting the Hong Kong Federation of Students in a referendum. Photo: SCMP
University of Hong Kong students voted narrowly in favour of quitting the Hong Kong Federation of Students in a referendum. Photo: SCMP

Federation of Students suffers biggest split in 57-year history as HKU quits over Occupy

Vote to leave group - the most significant split in its history - was sparked by 'localist' movement that supports HK independence

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University of Hong Kong students voted narrowly in favour of quitting the Hong Kong Federation of Students in a referendum. Photo: SCMP University of Hong Kong students voted narrowly in favour of quitting the Hong Kong Federation of Students in a referendum. Photo: SCMP
University of Hong Kong students voted narrowly in favour of quitting the Hong Kong Federation of Students in a referendum. Photo: SCMP
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