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Chinese University threatens to cancel student event marking demonstrators’ five-day campus occupation



a group of people in a dark room with smoke coming out of it: The clashes last November on and around university campuses in Hong Kong were some of the most violent of the 2019 unrest. Photo: Sam Tsang


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The clashes last November on and around university campuses in Hong Kong were some of the most violent of the 2019 unrest. Photo: Sam Tsang

A Hong Kong university has threatened to cancel a student exhibition commemorating one of the most chaotic episodes of last year’s anti-government protests over a poster it described as potentially illegal.

Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) students have released a poster bearing the popular protest slogan “Free Hong Kong; revolution now” to advertise an upcoming display marking demonstrators’ occupation of the Sha Tin campus and the subsequent police siege in November 2019.

CUHK on Wednesday night said the poster carried “biased descriptions” and demanded that the student organisers immediately amended or removed it, urging them “not to challenge the law”.

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