Benny Tai could not remain as a university employee because of his public nuisance convictions, says HKU’s governing council chairman Arthur Li. Photo: Robert Ng Benny Tai could not remain as a university employee because of his public nuisance convictions, says HKU’s governing council chairman Arthur Li. Photo: Robert Ng
Benny Tai could not remain as a university employee because of his public nuisance convictions, says HKU’s governing council chairman Arthur Li. Photo: Robert Ng

exclusive | University of Hong Kong governing council chief defends Benny Tai sacking, rejects allegations of outside interference in the decision

  • Occupy movement co-founder is a convicted criminal and had to go, governing council chief says
  • Arthur Li denies decision to dismiss Tai over public nuisance offences from 2014 was political

Topic |   Universities in Hong Kong
Benny Tai could not remain as a university employee because of his public nuisance convictions, says HKU’s governing council chairman Arthur Li. Photo: Robert Ng Benny Tai could not remain as a university employee because of his public nuisance convictions, says HKU’s governing council chairman Arthur Li. Photo: Robert Ng
Benny Tai could not remain as a university employee because of his public nuisance convictions, says HKU’s governing council chairman Arthur Li. Photo: Robert Ng
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