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Mob rule or defending freedom? 8 reactions to HKU Council’s explosive protest

A student-led protest at last week’s HKU Council meeting has evoked polarised reactions from public figures. The protest took place after the council upheld a ruling to delay the appointment of a new pro-vice chancellor. Many considered the decision as an indication of political interference from the pro-establishment camp against supporters of democracy. The HKU confrontation was met with both criticism and support. […]