Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 Photo #26 Hong Kong Umbrella Revolution #umbrellarevolution #UmbrellaMovement

Students planted on the road #umbrellarevolution #occupycentral #hongkong #hk #admiralty #occupymongkok "By Katie Brinn The scene in Hong Kong over the past week has gone from chaos to calm and back again, as tensions grow and pro-democracy throngs clash with pro-China demonstrators. It all started on Sept. 26, when hundreds of students gathered in a courtyard in Central Hong Kong, demanding an end to Chinese oppression and control. China’s modern history with Hong Kong has been complicated, to say the least. For more than 150 years, Hong Kong belonged to Britain. Then in 1997 Britain handed the thriving metropolis back to China in a political deal called “One Country, Two Systems,” which allowed Hong Kong to maintain some of the freedoms and independence mainland Chinese people do not have, such as f...

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1/40 s
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