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Sep 30, 2014

The Hong Kong Umbrella Protests In Photos

The Hong Kong Umbrella Protests In Photos

Hong Kong democracy protesters defied volleys of tear gas and police baton charges to stand firm in the centre of the global financial hub on Monday, one of the biggest political challenges for China since the Tiananmen Square crackdown 25 years ago. The Communist government in Beijing made clear it would not tolerate dissent, and warned against any foreign interference as thousands of protesters massed for a fourth night in the free-wheeling, capitalist city of more than 7 million people. The protester want elections with candidates from all walks of political life and not just a choice of pre-approved by the Communist party candidates.

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