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Hong Kong’s #OccupyCentral protests in pictures

Hong Kong’s #OccupyCentral protests in pictures

Sun rising over the protest site in Admiralty

The Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong is entering its third week with no end in sight.

As the impasse continues, here are some pictures I’d snapped over the last 10 days.

Large crowds in Admiralty

Protesters staging a sit-in on Connaught Drive

Umbrellas – Symbols of the protests

Stand-off in front of the Chief Executive’s Office

A man threatening to jump off a bridge unless the protest is called off

The ‘Lennon Wall’, which contains tens of thousands of Post-Its, notes, and drawings in support of the Hong Kong protests.

Make-shift steps to cross the road dividers

Study area for protesters

Need a shower while protesting?

Artwork depicting the protest site

Modified signs

Protesters have set up shrines – a customary way to honour the dead – for Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying

The main protest leaders meeting the press

The ‘tent city’ in Admiralty

The “Umbrella Man”

Acrobatic performances at midnight

And now, moving on to the protest site in Mongkok.

Andy Yung, 30, is guarding a line of makeshift barricades on Argyle Street in Mongkok

An installation of multicolored umbrellas showing support for the protests

The police watching over the protests

Life goes on outside the barricades

News crews taking up positions on top of the MTR stations

The Mongkok sit-in

Protesters taking turns to speak in Mongkok

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1 Comment

  1. Jack

    What a colossal waste of time, effort and money! This is what happens when opposition groups become emboldened. I hope Singapore society never degenerates to that state.

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