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Academic calls for ‘maximum latitude’ for independence-pushing students  Listenfacebook
An academic has urged the government, and local universities, to take a lenient approach to students who advocate independence for Hong Kong. Professor Timothy O’Leary – a member of the University of Hong Kong’s governing council – was speaking after students at universities across the city put up banners calling for Hong Kong to break away from China. But he told RTHK’s Annemarie Evans that the students aren’t promoting violence, and should be given maximum latitude to express their opinions freely:
Schools need to firm up sexual harassment policy: EOC  Listenfacebook
The Equal Opportunities Commission says schools across Hong Kong haven't been doing enough to crack down on sexual harassment on campus. The watchdog's director of policy, research and training, Ferrick Chu, says while many schools have basic policies in place to deal with such cases; they need to do more to educate both pupils and staff about their rights and obligations, as well as set up a fair complaints handling procedure. Jim Gould asked Mr Chu if the problem of sexual harassment in schools is serious:
Outspoken journalist's murder sparks outcry in India  Listenfacebook
Activists, politicians and journalists are demanding a full investigation into the murder of Gauri Lankesh, a newspaper editor and outspoken critic of the ruling Hindu nationalist party. The 55-year-old was shot dead by three unknown gunmen on a motorcycle as she entered her home in Bangalore. The killers fled and no arrests have yet been made. Annemarie Evans asked our Delhi correspondent Murali Krishnan if anything is known about who may have killed the journalist: