The anti-extradition law protests continues. has intensified. Today, there are secondary and college students boycotting class, among them, Queen’s College, Belilios Public School and St. Paul’s Convent School on Hong Kong Island. Students of Ho Tung Technical School also joined.
Students and alumni gathers at 7 am to form a human chain outside the schools, wearing full gear – masks, helmets, goggles and other equipment, from the end of the flyover at the junction Lau Sin Street to the Central Library and the junction of Causeway Road and Causeway Bay Road. They chanted: “Five demands, not one less” and “No rioters, only tyranny”. Over 500 people participated.
Alumni join hands outside the school to build a human chain and sing school songs. One of them said that they hoped that through the protest action, the younger students understand the current situation in Hong Kong more.
Previously on the school start day on September 2, more than 200 Queen’s College students and alumni lined up outside the school, some with full gear or dressed in black with masks. The chanted “Free Hong Kong, the revolution of the times” and “5 demands, not one less”.
There are large scale joint-school human chain protests in many district all over Hong Kong.
The Secondary school students’ class boycott preparation platform said that in the first week of September, over 16,000 students from 337 secondary schools boycotted class. 40% of over 2,700 students agree to boycott class one day per week. For the second wave, a student class boycott rally at the “Hundred Steps Stair” at Shatin on Friday, Septenber 13, and will apply for a police notice of no objection.