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A Year On, Mixed Views on What Hong Kong Protests Achieved

October 07, 2015 8:23 AM

HONG KONG —A year ago, Hong Kong’s famously busy streets were shut down by pro-democracy protesters in the so-called “Umbrella Movement”, a moniker that came Continue reading

One Year On, Hong Kong Remembers The Umbrella Movement

image (24)Hong Kong protesters commemorate the anniversary of the Occupy Central movement, Sept. 28, 2015.
One year after thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters used umbrellas to stave off pepper spray and tear gas in clashes with riot police, some 1,000 people rallied outside Continue reading