Mainland students distressed over HKU's 'hate speech' video
The University of Hong Kong Photo: hku.hkA controversial video produced by a TV station of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) Students' Union has encountered a flood of criticism as it contains "bullying and incites hatred" towards Chinese mainland students under the guise of addressing educational resource allocation problems and exercising the freedom of speech. Experts said the video indicated a severe problem of penetration of secessionist ideas among Hong Kong youth.The two-minute video is a parody of the university's official welcome film for freshmen. While it is titled Welcome to HKU, t...
Student union removes parody vid after University of Hong Kong slams clip for ‘bullying and hate speech’
The University of Hong Kong’s (HKU) senior management team has slammed a parody of its welcome video produced by the student union’s CampusTV. The clip was removed after HKU deemed it an act of “bullying and hate speech” on Wednesday.Posted at the beginning of the new academic year, the video mocked the university’s official message for incoming students. The original clip welcomed “a new cohort of brilliant students,” whilst the parody welcomed a new intake of “mainland students and spies of Big Brother!”According to the parody video, the institution’s “selling points” included an education i...
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