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Renewed protests on the streets of Hong Kong

Masses of protesters in Hong Kong during the Umbrella Revolution.
Masses of protesters in Hong Kong during the Umbrella Revolution. Image by Pasu Au Yeung / CC BY 2.0

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in the first ‘Umbrella Revolution’ march since police dismantled the Occupy Central tent cities from Hong Kong’s highways in December. Protesters carried the movement’s signature yellow umbrellas while moving along a 4-kilometre route through Central, the city’s financial and commercial heart. Read more: npr.org