Alumni and students of La Salle College supporting students taking part in a class boycott on Friday. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong protests: pupils shy away from class boycotts, but thousands champion anti-government demands in schools, forming human chains and wearing masks

  • Strict school policies mean few skip lessons as planned, fearing punishment from head teachers
  • But pupils from at least 100 secondary schools stage other forms of protest on Friday in week of school-based demonstrations
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Alumni and students of La Salle College supporting students taking part in a class boycott on Friday. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Students form a human chain outside Tai Po Market MTR station. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong school boycott continues as hundreds turn out in support and call on Carrie Lam to meet all demands made by anti-government protesters

  • Students and alumni gather in Kowloon Tong, Tai Po and on Hong Kong Island to support action
  • Chief executive’s withdrawal of extradition bill not enough, with demonstrators calling on her to answer other four demands
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Students form a human chain outside Tai Po Market MTR station. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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