28 Photos That Take You To The Heart Of The Hong Kong Protests

Published September 30, 2014
Updated June 8, 2018

Hong Kong Protests Armed

The longer term implications of such a motion remain to be seen, especially as much can change before the 2017 elections. But as with recent protests in Turkey, Venezuela and Ukraine, leaders in Hong Kong and Beijing should be taking the sights and sounds reverberating from the streets very seriously.

Hong Kong Protests Mask Doll

Hong Kong Protests Gas Masks

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Hong Kong Protests Bus Camping

Hong Kong Protests Repose

Hong Kong Protests Gvt

Hong Kong Protests Shields

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Plastic Bag Face

Hong Kong Protests Masked

Hong Kong Protests Girl

Umbrella Mask

Hong Kong Protests Chun Ying

People protest Hong Kong chief executive Leung Chun-Ying

Disobedience

Social Media

Resistance Shirt

Dispersing

Thanks to The Guardian, Business Insider and The Atlantic for the photos.


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