Foreign media have reported widely on Hong Kong’s anti-extradition protests. Chinese media had censored the topic in the early days of the protests, but as the conflict escalated, the government allowed China’s media to report on the violence, chaos and radical protestors. In this article, students from mainland China who attend the University of Hong Kong, explain the tensions on campus among people with opposing views on the protests. Protest sympathizers, he claims, silence, bully and pressure students and faculty members who voice a pro-China stance. It’s a less publicized aspect of the movement. Meanwhile, it’s unsurprising that China’s censorship let this article pass.
About the Author
This article was written by a group of Chinese mainlander students at the University of Hong Kong. They created the WeChat account He Yi Ming De to report on incidents at the University of Hong Kong, call for peaceful conversations and voice their opinions on the protests that have been silenced in other forums.