Thousands of university and college students in
They have been demonstrating and occupying their campuses as part of the Occupy Central with Love and Peace movement.
It’s planning demonstrations, occupations and mass sit in the Central District’s financial centres in October.
More than 400 lecturers and staff are supporting the students. And secondary school students are also distributing the movement’s yellow ribbons outside their classes and are planning to join the boycott.
But it was flooded with prank calls, including one reporting Harry Potter organising a boycott in Hogwarts.
The ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) have threatened to “crack down” on the protests as it tries to attack
It has promised direct elections by 2017 for
In June 180,000 people attended the 25th anniversary of
In response, the government issued a white paper stating that, “loving the country is the basic political requirement for all of
Then on 1 July over 500,000 people joined
It took 7 hours to pass and was followed by all night occupation of a road by the government headquarters.
Over 500 people were arrested, but most were quickly released. Earlier this year Occupy central also organised an unofficial referendum 800,000 voted which is more than 10 percent of the total population.
Two years ago a teachers, parents and pupils’ campaign stopped CCP-approved “patriotic education” being introduced.
The young people on the streets of Hong Kong know about the