Students wear protective gear for a sit-in at Chinese University. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong protests: class boycott hits schools on first day of term

  • Organisers estimated as many as 10,000 secondary students from close to 200 schools would skip classes, with half of them expected to show up at rally in Central
  • Strike-affected schools include alma maters of the city’s leader and the police commissioner
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Students wear protective gear for a sit-in at Chinese University. Photo: Felix Wong
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Protesters fill the University Mall in Sha Tin. Photo: Sam Tsang

Thousands attend Hong Kong rally to kick off university class boycott

  • Sit-in at Chinese University draws an estimated 30,000 at start of two-week strike
  • School pupils at separate event in Central demand the government listen to protesters’ demands
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters fill the University Mall in Sha Tin. Photo: Sam Tsang
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