French exchange students at HKU among hundreds who gathered to #prayforparis

French exchange students at HKU among hundreds who gathered to #prayforparis

Hundreds stood together on the night of November 14 in Hong Kong following the catastrophic terror attacks in Paris earlier that day, for which ISIS has claimed responsibility, in response to French airstrikes in Syria and insults to Islam’s prophet. The gathering, held at the Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park, was titled ‘Not Afraid’, echoing […]

A page from the diary of a French citizen at HKU

A page from the diary of a French citizen at HKU

A week ago I was having a conversation with a local friend about French politics, the rise of the far-right party and the upcoming presidential election. I told him that unless a major terrorist attack would happen before the election, the extreme right could be defeated. On Saturday morning – Friday evening in France – […]