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48 Hours in Hong Kong

By EyeEm Team - 2 min read

Images from the Umbrella Revolution

The city’s streets were calm early on Thursday while police largely kept their distance from the tens of thousands of mostly young people keeping up protests in the heart of the Asian financial hub that are now nearly a week old.

The protesters demand that Beijing-backed Leung Chun-ying steps down by the end of Thursday, which he refuses, leaving the two sides poles apart in a dispute over how much political control China should have over the former British colony.

Excerpt from Reuters, “Special Report: In ‘Umbrella Revolution,’ China confronts limits of its power

night

By Cem Yaray

transportation

By Cem Yaray

text

By Lau Chin

large group of people

By Cem Yaray

real people

By Cem Yaray

transfer print

By miu620

large group of people

By Stern Rockwell

building exterior

By joel_fantasista

text

By Winson Chu

building exterior

By Cem Yaray

men

By Cem Yaray

illuminated

By ckww

indoors

By Cem Yaray

You can see more photos in the OccupyHongKong, Umbrella Revolution and the Hong Kong albums.

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