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Hong Kong activists count losses from first month of security law

Some democrats and publishers retreat or flee, while others continue fight

Hong Kong democracy activists including Agnes Chow, left, and Joshua Wong, front row center, pose while campaigning ahead of legislative polls.    © Reuters

HONG KONG -- Tenured teaching positions were secure sanctuaries for Hong Kong academics, until this week.

On Tuesday evening, the University of Hong Kong's governing council voted to fire associate law professor Benny Tai, citing misconduct.

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