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In Pictures: How Hong Kong Looks Now, 5 Weeks Since Occupy Central Began

When Hong Kong police tear gassed pro-democracy protesters on Sept. 28, they unwittingly triggered the Occupy Central civil disobedience movement, which has come to...

Here’s the 17-Year-Old Student Leader Challenging Communist China (Video)

Meet Joshua Wong, leader of the Scholarism movement in Hong Kong, who already blocked a national education program planned by Beijing when he was...

Hong Kong Students Say: ‘Vive La Umbrella Revolution!’ (Photos)

Enjoy this selection of top tweets showing the unfurling Umbrella Revolution in Hong Kong. The movement got its name when pro-democracy protesters used their brollies...

No Fear in Hong Kong: ‘I’d Rather Die Standing Than Live on My Knees… Send in the Tanks’

Even the older generations are joining the students calling for universal suffrage in Hong Kong, like the woman below who was interviewed by TVB. //...

Do You Hear the People Sing in Hong Kong? (Video)

This song is popular in Hong Kong at the moment, as protesters, mostly students, call for democracy. It also went viral in the city earlier...

‘World, Please Help Us!’ Says Hong Kong Student (Video)

This young woman wants to share her message with people overseas to let everyone know about Hongkongers' fight for democracy.    

Touching Video Montage of the Hong Kong Democracy Protests

Here's a moving compilation of photos and clips from this weekend's events in Hong Kong showing people striving for universal suffrage. Translation of captions: Sept....

Tear Gas, Pepper Spray Used Vs. Pro-Democracy Protesters in Hong Kong (Videos)

The class boycott staged by Hong Kong students morphed into the long-awaited Occupy Central on Sept. 28, with riot police now using pepper spray,...

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