Bristol University students fly home from Hong Kong as protests escalate

Bristol University says students' safety is the priority

A number of Bristol University students based in Hong Kong have decided to fly home amid protests in the city.

Pro-democracy campaigners have been using Hong Kong Polytechnic University as a base for demonstrations, which have included the throwing of petrol bombs.

Tear gas and rubber bullets have been used against the protesters, who could face penalties of up to 10 years.

A University of Bristol spokesperson...
source: Bristol Post

2019-11-19 21:23
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