Hong Kong: a Protest that Wouldn't Die

More than a month into the demonstrations that have at times paralyzed parts of the city of Hong Kong, signs of support for the students asking for the right to elect their leaders are still visible in several areas of the territory. Photos: RFA

2014.10.30
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Barricades in the street in Admiralty, an area located east of the central business district of the Hong Kong Island, at the end of the day on October 30, 2014.

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Post-it notes cover the walls of the circular staircase leading up to the pedestrian sky bridge near the entrance to Hong Kong's Central Government offices.

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A woman adds a note to the wall, modeled on the Lennon Wall in Prague which has become an international symbol of freedom.

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In the middle of the street in Admiralty, Hong Kong, men build shelves for a student center on October 30, 2014.

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Men build shelves for the student center on October 30, 2014.

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Across from the student center, a whiteboard displays an English language lesson on October 30, 2014.

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Speakers engage onlookers, sharing the microphone to discuss the Umbrella Movement in the evening of October 30, 2014 in Mongkok, an area on the western part of Kowloon Peninsula.

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Evening prayers are held at a makeshift tent church in Mongkok, on October 30, 2014.

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Women fashion yellow origami umbrellas on the pavement in Mongkok, October 30, 2014.

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Post-it notes placed on a street map of Mongkok, remind demonstrators and visitors to patronize these businesses during the demonstrations. (October 30, 2014)

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People gather in Mongkok to watch a video documentary about Taiwan student demonstrations (October 30, 2014)

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A group calling itself People Power holds an evening rally on October 30th, 2014 as onlookers gather in Mongkok.

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The People Power group holds its rally on October 30th.

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