A protester burns a rubbish pile at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Photo: EPA A protester burns a rubbish pile at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Photo: EPA
A protester burns a rubbish pile at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Photo: EPA

Fiery Hong Kong student protests evoke memory of South Korea’s own 1987 June Struggle

  • On social media, photos of tear gas-filled protests at Chinese University are being compared with those of the student-led rallies against dictator Chun Doo-hwan
  • South Korean students are also clashing with mainland Chinese over their support for Hong Kong’s protests

Topic |   Universities in Hong Kong
A protester burns a rubbish pile at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Photo: EPA A protester burns a rubbish pile at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Photo: EPA
A protester burns a rubbish pile at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Photo: EPA
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