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Protests of Political Influence at Hong Kong Universities

October 20, 2015
 
 

Students at Hong Kong’s Lingnan University are protesting two appointments to the university's governing body and calling for the creation of a task force to discuss ending the practice in which Hong Kong’s chief executive serves as chancellor of the city’s universities, the South China Morning Post reported. The protests at Lingnan came amid increasing concerns about academic freedom and political interference at Hong Kong’s universities, and soon after Hong Kong University’s governing council rejected a pro vice chancellor candidate with pro-democracy ties.

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