[Finally, I have graduated!]

1. Today, I have received the graduate certificate from #OUHK, confirming that I have completed my Bachelor of Social Sciences (Politics and Public Administration) with Second Class Honours (Upper Divison) by the University's Senate. Image
2. Throughout my six years in college since the #UmbrellaMovement in 2014, I have been suspended from my studies because I was sentenced to imprisonment. I have also tried taking examinations in prison. Now that I have finally graduated, my wish has been fulfilled.
3. In the past 6 yrs, I'd like to thank my professors for caring me & my classmates for their understanding. Though the university is conservative & our president is rumouredly an underground CCP member, university never exerted pressure on me during my studies, which is not easy
4. For many of my peers, graduation may be the turning point for the next stage in their lives. But to be honest, I don't share a strong feeling on the issue. With piles of lawsuits and political turmoils in the future, it is not easy, if not impossible, for me to plan my life.
5. Being barred from leaving #Hongkong, it is hard for me to pursue further studies overseas, let alone high uncertainty about when I will be thrown into prison again. The clock is ticking on the days that I am still free.
6. In the face of all these uncertainties, it becomes more imperative for me to use every remaining moment in the city's fight for liberty and justice. Therefore, I will continue standing with freedom-loving #HKers and fight for a better future for the city's next generations.

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