Beyond the profanities: Mainland students share mixed views on the Hong Kong independence campus row

Last Thursday afternoon, I witnessed a scene I have never before seen in eight years of teaching at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). In front of the Democracy Wall in central campus, a group of students was shouting “Hong Kong independence!” in Cantonese. Another group was shouting “Oppose Hong Kong Independence!” in Putonghua. Although […]