Students make up about a fifth of the 2,711 people arrested over protests since June. Illustration: Perry Tse

Hong Kong university chiefs caught in crossfire as protest tensions risk turning campuses into political battlefields

  • Backing protesters risks offending authorities; condemning violence will anger students
  • Students attend lectures dressed in black, equipped to go directly to protests if needed
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

TOP PICKS

Students make up about a fifth of the 2,711 people arrested over protests since June. Illustration: Perry Tse
READ FULL ARTICLE
Riot officers have come in for criticism online over the way they police protests. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong police ask Facebook to remove ‘defamatory’ posts on officers’ handling of protesters, leading to accusations force is stifling free speech

  • Social media giant appears to blank two written requests from senior officers to purge posts and surrender information for investigation
  • Force slams company’s inaction, critics accuse police of interfering with basic freedoms
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

TOP PICKS

Riot officers have come in for criticism online over the way they police protests. Photo: Edmond So
READ FULL ARTICLE