Members of Chinese University student union hold a press conference on Friday. Photo: Reuters
Members of Chinese University student union hold a press conference on Friday. Photo: Reuters

National security law: move by Chinese University of Hong Kong to cut ties with student union draws outrage, as thousands sign petition

  • More than 5,700 students, graduates and staff sign petition accusing university of depriving the body of its rights for political reasons
  • CUHK announced move against newly elected union on Thursday for failing to clarify claims about institute that could be in breach of security law

Members of Chinese University student union hold a press conference on Friday. Photo: Reuters
Members of Chinese University student union hold a press conference on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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