Benny Tai was sacked from his position of associate professor of law at the University of Hong Kong. Photo: Nora TamBenny Tai was sacked from his position of associate professor of law at the University of Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam
Benny Tai was sacked from his position of associate professor of law at the University of Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam

Sacked legal scholar Benny Tai to challenge Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam over dismissal

  • HKU associate professor admits move is futile but says city’s leader is evading responsibility for infringing on academic freedom
  • Lam is default chancellor of publicly funded institution and Tai believes outside forces were responsible for his removal

Topic |   Benny Tai Yiu-ting
Benny Tai was sacked from his position of associate professor of law at the University of Hong Kong. Photo: Nora TamBenny Tai was sacked from his position of associate professor of law at the University of Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam
Benny Tai was sacked from his position of associate professor of law at the University of Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam
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