When Chinese University (CUHK) acted against its student union on national security grounds on Thursday, it was hard to imagine a time when the city’s student leaders enjoyed a cosy relationship with the authorities.But in May 1967, the University of Hong Kong (HKU) student union joined hundreds of groups in supporting the colonial government to quell the riots instigated by the left wing.The union passed a resolution that said: “We appeal to each and every Hong Kong citizen not to participate…


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