Hong Kong and mainland Chinese students clash during a pro-democracy protest at the University of Queensland in Australia. Photo: Twitter

6 events where Chinese students were involved in on-campus conflicts

  • From brawls over Hong Kong protests to division over Tibet and Xinjiang’s Uygurs, Chinese students at Western universities have made headlines over the years
  • Here are six examples
Topic |   Chinese overseas

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Hong Kong and mainland Chinese students clash during a pro-democracy protest at the University of Queensland in Australia. Photo: Twitter
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Many young Hongkongers have mixed feelings towards their mainland compatriots. Photo: Robert Ng

Hong Kong protests to Uygur camps: how Chinese students became a subject of scorn

  • Campus confrontations have erupted from Canada to New Zealand as mainland Chinese students react, sometimes violently, to public scrutiny of Beijing’s policies
  • Such conflict is likely to persist as Chinese diplomatic missions support robust rebuttals to those who disagree with China’s stance
Topic |   Chinese overseas

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Many young Hongkongers have mixed feelings towards their mainland compatriots. Photo: Robert Ng
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