The Chinese University of Hong Kong held a graduation ceremony for three consecutive days starting today (24th). At around 4:00 p.m., outside the "Beacon Tower" on Million Avenue outside the library of the school, several students protested by wearing homemade school robes with the words Slogans such as "Qualified social animals" and "Begging for food before graduation" protested.
According to the news at the scene, some students had a quarrel with the security guards, and then some police officers entered the CUHK to register the identities of individuals at the scene, and some security guards held video cameras to film the scene. The incident was disturbing for about an hour, and the people at the scene gradually dispersed .
"Hong Kong 01" is making inquiries with CUHK and the police.
CUHK held a graduation ceremony today (24th). On-site news indicated that there was an altercation between students and security guards, and then police officers entered the campus to investigate.
(Online live broadcast screen)
The CUHK campus media "University Community Daily" stated on Instagram that after graduation, students from Beacon Tower wore graduation gowns made of black garbage bags to protest on different issues.
There are slogans such as "Canteen is so expensive" and "Qualified social animals" on the graduation gown.
Other demonstration items included gate models, "Needle Chase" student ID models, and "CUEX Sandpaper Exchange" signs. Some students also distributed graduation certificates with the new school badge that has been withdrawn.
Some students wear "school robes" to protest security cameras
According to the Ig live broadcast of CUHK's "University Community News" and "Shaw College Student Union Executive Committee", at about 4:30 in the afternoon, some students made their own "school robes" and stood outside the "Beacon Tower", with the words "beg for food before graduation" , "The last SU voter" and other slogans. Later, a security guard came forward and asked the protesting students to show their student ID cards, and tried to take away the demonstration items. The students and the security guard had an altercation.
Not long after, the live broadcast saw a large number of uniformed police officers entering the campus and registering the identity information of the people on the scene one by one. A security guard was holding a video camera at the scene to take pictures. At about 5:30, the students dispersed one after another.
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The Chinese University of Hong Kong will hold a graduation ceremony for three consecutive days starting today. In his speech this morning, President Duan Chongzhi mentioned that friendship and kindness are two important values. He shared with the graduates the famous writer Helen.
Keller's speech: "I would rather walk with a friend in the dark than walk alone in the light. (I would rather walk with friends in the dark than walk alone in the light)", and "Always practice random acts of kindness."
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