Former HKU academic Benny Tai is best known for being a co-founder of 2014’s Occupy movement. Photo: Nora TamFormer HKU academic Benny Tai is best known for being a co-founder of 2014’s Occupy movement. Photo: Nora Tam
Former HKU academic Benny Tai is best known for being a co-founder of 2014’s Occupy movement. Photo: Nora Tam

Who is Benny Tai? Some say sacked University of Hong Kong academic is a separatist, others hail him as fighter for greater democracy

  • Since co-founding 2014 Occupy movement, legal scholar has been no stranger to controversy in city’s increasingly polarised political landscape
  • He has vowed to continue his advocacy and teachings despite being removed from his associate professor post

Topic |   Benny Tai Yiu-ting
Former HKU academic Benny Tai is best known for being a co-founder of 2014’s Occupy movement. Photo: Nora TamFormer HKU academic Benny Tai is best known for being a co-founder of 2014’s Occupy movement. Photo: Nora Tam
Former HKU academic Benny Tai is best known for being a co-founder of 2014’s Occupy movement. Photo: Nora Tam
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