McGill has suspended all student activities in Hong Kong for the Winter 2020 semester due to safety concerns caused by anti-government protests. The university’s five partner institutions in Hong Kong—the Chinese University of Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong University of Science and[Read More…]
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Last Wednesday, the Asia Pacific Law Association of McGill (APLAM), an association of McGill Law students with an interest in the legal systems and cultures of the Asia Pacific region, hosted an open panel discussion on the current democratic crisis in Hong Kong. Panelists at Wednesday’s event included speakers Yves[Read More…]
Last Wednesday, the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) General Assembly (GA) saw extensive debate over motions such as “Calling on SSMU to Stand in Solidarity with the People of the Occupied Palestinian Territories.” With 739 students in attendance, GA was hosted in the SSMU Cafeteria, with overflow held in[Read More…]
The end of September was marked by a colossal movement in Hong Kong, with thousands of its citizens rallying around government headquarters and occupying several major intersections.