Alumni and students from True Light Girls’ College in Yau Ma Tei form a human chain, calling on Carrie Lam to meet all five demands of anti-government protesters. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Man detained after teacher injured in knife attack outside Hong Kong school as human-chain protests and class boycotts enter second week

  • School representative says teacher at Cognitio College in Kowloon is being treated in hospital
  • Thousands of students take part in human chains with few opting to boycott classes in face of school restrictions
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Alumni and students from True Light Girls’ College in Yau Ma Tei form a human chain, calling on Carrie Lam to meet all five demands of anti-government protesters. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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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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