One of the posters seen in Hankuk University featuring the face of a female student surrounded by profanities and threats. Photo: Handout

In South Korea, Chinese and Korean students are clashing over Hong Kong protests

  • Korean students have found themselves at the centre of a political storm, in conflict with Chinese students over Hong Kong’s political unrest
  • More recently, some say they have become the victims of cyberbullying and doxxing
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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One of the posters seen in Hankuk University featuring the face of a female student surrounded by profanities and threats. Photo: Handout
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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

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