Students of Hong Kong Baptist University hold a class boycott on the campus at Kowloon Tong on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang

Students continue protests outside schools as their deadline for Hong Kong government to meet demands looms

  • Boycott rally at Baptist University draws 150 people while human chains also formed at Open University and 14 secondary schools
  • Students say escalation of violence by more radical protesters is ‘understandable’
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Students of Hong Kong Baptist University hold a class boycott on the campus at Kowloon Tong on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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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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