Hong Kong: The Umbrella Revolution

Collection with 22 media items created by nomichele

08 Nov 2014 08:00

On the 27th of September 2014 pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong occupied the busiest areas of the city: Admiralty, Mongkok and the Causeway bay.
Umbrellas were used as shields by supporters to protect themselves from police's massive use of tear gas.
The Umbrella Revolution is a pacific movement made by students and workers that are fighting for democracy and rights.
In the temporary camps every supporters can find free information, tents, food, water, disposable cleaning items, blankets, battery recharging station and wifi.
No infrastructure was damaged and volunteers clean daily the occupied areas, promoting politeness and respectfulness as weapon against politic corruption.

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Title photo for the collection
Umbrella revolution 01
Hong Kong
By nomichele
30 Oct 2014

Camp under the Government Palace and Police Headquarters in Admiralty.

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Umbrella revolution 02
Hong Kong
By nomichele
29 Oct 2014

On the 27th of September 2014 pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong occupied the busiest areas of the city: Admiralty, Mongkok and the Causeway bay.

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Umbrella revolution 03
Hong Kong
By nomichele
29 Oct 2014

Camp under the Government Palace and Police Headquarters in Admiralty.

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Umbrella revolution 04
Hong Kong
By nomichele
30 Oct 2014

Camp under the Government Palace and Police Headquarters in Admiralty.

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Umbrella revolution 05
Hong Kong
By nomichele
30 Oct 2014

Camp under the Government Palace and Police Headquarters in Admiralty.

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Umbrella revolution 06
Hong Kong
By nomichele
30 Oct 2014

Camp under the Government Palace and Police Headquarters in Admiralty.

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Umbrella revolution 07
Hong Kong
By nomichele
30 Oct 2014

Students, artist and designers support the Umbrella movement making daily artistic pro-democracy propaganda.

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Umbrella revolution 08
Hong Kong
By nomichele
01 Nov 2014

Pro-democracy propaganda against China's and Hong Kong's government

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Umbrella revolution 09
Hong Kong
By nomichele
04 Nov 2014

Camp under the Government Palace and Police Headquarters in Admiralty.

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Umbrella revolution 10
Hong Kong
By nomichele
04 Nov 2014

Camp under the Government Palace and Police Headquarters in Admiralty.

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Umbrella revolution 11
Hong Kong
By nomichele
03 Nov 2014

Camp in Mongkok, Nathan Road, first aid volunteers tent in one of the busiest road ofHong Kong.

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Umbrella revolution 12
Hong Kong
By nomichele
03 Nov 2014

Daily life in the occupied area of Mongkok.

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Umbrella revolution 13
Hong Kong
By nomichele
29 Oct 2014

Free wifi and battery charging station for pro-democracy supporters in Admiralty

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Umbrella revolution 14
Hong Kong
By nomichele
01 Nov 2014

Hong Kong citizens observing the occupied area in Mongkok.

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Umbrella revolution 15
Hong Kong
By nomichele
03 Nov 2014

Perimeter of the occupied area in Mongkok.

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Umbrella revolution 16
Hong Kong
By nomichele
03 Nov 2014

Mongkok, Nathan Road; the street is decorated with propaganda street art.

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Umbrella revolution 17
Hong Kong
By nomichele
04 Nov 2014

On the 27th of September 2014 pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong occupied the busiest areas of the city: Admiralty, Mongkok and the Causeway bay.

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Umbrella revolution 18
Hong Kong
By nomichele
04 Nov 2014

A film-maker is recording messages from supporters for a conceptual video propaganda

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Umbrella revolution 19
Hong Kong
By nomichele
04 Nov 2014

Students, artist and designers support the Umbrella movement making daily artistic pro-democracy propaganda.

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Umbrella revolution 20
Hong Kong
By nomichele
04 Nov 2014

Camp under the Government Palace and Police Headquarters in Admiralty.

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Umbrella revolution 21
Hong Kong
By nomichele
04 Nov 2014

Camp under the Government Palace and Police Headquarters in Admiralty.

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Umbrella revolution 22
Hong Kong
By nomichele
04 Nov 2014

Camp under the Government Palace and Police Headquarters in Admiralty.