Hong Kong University president Zhang Xiang speaks to students during a forum in July. Zhang has dodged the demands of students and staff in a recent petition. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong University president Zhang Xiang dodges student ‘ultimatum’ to condemn police brutality in city’s ongoing unrest

  • He was responding to a petition signed by more than 2,600 students, staff and alumni last week, requesting he meet four demands by October 28
  • But he instead urged all parties to have a peaceful and rational exchange of views, causing the petitioners to consider further action
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong University president Zhang Xiang speaks to students during a forum in July. Zhang has dodged the demands of students and staff in a recent petition. Photo: Winson Wong
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