Lingnan University recently let two academics go for unspecified reasons. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Lingnan University recently let two academics go for unspecified reasons. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Hong Kong’s Lingnan University terminates 2 professors who previously criticised government

  • One professor had just written a piece about opposition participation in the coming legislative election, and the other was linked to a fund offering assistance to protesters
  • ‘The timing of the dismissal is suggestive. I was also told that the university is doing it for risk management,’ says adjunct professor Law Wing-sang

Lingnan University recently let two academics go for unspecified reasons. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Lingnan University recently let two academics go for unspecified reasons. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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