Three members of the British Parliament wrote to the University of Cambridge, urging the revocation of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s honorary Fellowship. One of which is Lord Alton of Liverpool, a member of the House of Lords, who had similarly called for the stripping of pro-establishment legislative councillor Junius Ho Kwan-Yiu’s honorary doctorate degree by Anglia Ruskin University, Ho’s Alma Mater.
Along with Lord David Alton, Baroness Natalie Bennet and Baroness Lindsay Northover wrote to the University of Cambridge urging the revocation of Carrie Lam’s honorary Fellowship, saying that she must accept considerable responsibility in the light of recent events in Hong Kong, as she had earlier remarked that pro-democracy advocates – of which include young people and university students – had “no stake in society”, even describing them as “enemies of the people”.
The letter stated outright that Carrie Lam must be held responsible for her bad decisions and have seen shocking violence committed by agencies answerable to her, as well as mentioning that “subsequently, there had been no meaning investigation of Yuen Long attacks that hospitalised 45 people.
Junius Ho Kwan Yiu is currently running for the Lok Tsui Constituency at the Tuen Mun District Council election; the other contestants being Lo Chun-Yu from the Democratic Parrty and Chiang Ching-man.
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