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Nightmare lessons in how not to behave

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31.08.2018

If university students want to advocate Hong Kong independence, we can’t stop them. But we are under no obligation to provide public resources and platforms for them to do so. It would certainly be within the powers of school management to withdraw such support. It’s not censorship, but responsible action.

The Education University is a public institution, funded by taxpayers. Its new school year ceremony and celebration party are not occasions for grandstanding by secessionists.

Yet, those students have taken advantage of the opportunity given them each year on stage to deliver a speech by promoting their political agenda. To be fair, it is not the only university student union to do so, but it is the latest.

Its student union leaders can’t seem to separate their own duty........

© South China Morning Post