Education uni student union head stays mum on poster outrage

Local | 8 Sep 2017 7:45 pm

The president of the Students’ Union of the Education University has warned of "serious consequences” if the institution tracks down and punishes the person who put up a controversial poster on its Tai Po campus yesterday. 

Speaking on a radio program, Lala Lai said she did not know who put up the poster, with a message "congratulating" Undersecretary for Education Christine Choi on the death of her son, on the "democracy wall” managed by the union. 

The university’s president, Stephen Cheung, has condemned the action and vowed to check CCTV footage to find out who did it. 

But Lai said that would create "white terror". 

She agreed that the poster was controversial, but she said she would not comment on whether the action was right or wrong. 

Choi’s 25-year-old son jumped to his death from a luxury flat on top of Kowloon MTR Station yesterday.

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