Former PolyU graduate student Gerald Ho Jun-him. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong Polytechnic University student plans legal challenge against expulsion

  • A university governing council member says Gerald Ho ‘acted like a triad member’
  • Ho says his punishment is linked to his membership in a Hong Kong separatist group
Topic |   Universities in Hong Kong

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Former PolyU graduate student Gerald Ho Jun-him. Photo: Nora Tam
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Lam Wing-hang (left) and Gerald Ho hold a press conference on Friday. Photo: Winson Wong

Controversy grows over punishments for four PolyU students involved in ‘democracy wall’ protest as lawmakers, unions, governing council member and former city leader CY Leung all have their say

  • Council member Kaizer Lau backs university’s decision, likening students’ action to a triad-style incident
  • Pro-democracy lawmakers call on PolyU to cancel the punishments while CY Leung takes aim at expelled graduate student
Topic |   Hong Kong localism and independence

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Lam Wing-hang (left) and Gerald Ho hold a press conference on Friday. Photo: Winson Wong
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