A 'HK Independence' banner is seen at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Sha Tin. Photo: HandoutA 'HK Independence' banner is seen at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Sha Tin. Photo: Handout
A 'HK Independence' banner is seen at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Sha Tin. Photo: Handout

Independence banners fly on Hong Kong campus on first day of academic year

Signs marked the most overt form of defiance just two months after President Xi Jinping warned Hong Kong not to cross the “red line” of undermining Chinese sovereignty

Topic |   Hong Kong localism and independence
A 'HK Independence' banner is seen at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Sha Tin. Photo: HandoutA 'HK Independence' banner is seen at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Sha Tin. Photo: Handout
A 'HK Independence' banner is seen at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Sha Tin. Photo: Handout
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