Hong Kong Protests (10.29.14)

Hong Kong Protests

Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution began on September 28, 2014 when police clashed with pro-democracy protestors (and the latter employed umbrellas to block the tear gas and pepper spray). But the roots of the protests go back much further, to Hong Kong’s former status as an economically vibrant, and disenfranchised, British colony; its current “one country, two systems” administration following the 1997 return to Chinese control; and its growing income inequality.

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