Powerful Pictures From Hong Kong’s “Umbrella Revolution” Protests (PHOTOS) was originally published on globalgrind.com

1. Police and demonstrators clash in the street during Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution, spurred by Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections.

Police and demonstrators clash in the street during Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution, spurred by Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections.

2. Demonstrators use umbrellas to protect themselves from tear gas during protests.

Demonstrators use umbrellas to protect themselves from tear gas during protests.

3. Thousands of pro democracy protestors unhappy with Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections gather in the streets to demonstrate.

Thousands of pro democracy protestors unhappy with Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections gather in the streets to demonstrate.

4. Protestors use umbrellas to shield them from tear gas.

Protestors use umbrellas to shield them from tear gas.

5. Police and demonstrators clash in the street during Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution, spurred by Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections.

Police and demonstrators clash in the street during Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution, spurred by Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections.

6. Police and demonstrators clash in the street during Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution, spurred by Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections.

Police and demonstrators clash in the street during Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution, spurred by Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections.

7. Police and demonstrators clash in the street during Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution, spurred by Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections.

Police and demonstrators clash in the street during Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution, spurred by Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections.

8. Police and demonstrators clash in the street during Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution, spurred by Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections.

Police and demonstrators clash in the street during Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution, spurred by Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections.

9. Police and demonstrators clash in the street during Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution, spurred by Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections.

Police and demonstrators clash in the street during Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution, spurred by Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections.

10. Police and demonstrators clash in the street during Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution, spurred by Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections.

Police and demonstrators clash in the street during Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution, spurred by Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections.

11. Thousands of pro democracy protestors unhappy with Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections gather in the streets to demonstrate.

Thousands of pro democracy protestors unhappy with Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections gather in the streets to demonstrate.

12. A man holds his hands in the air during protests in Hong Kong.

A man holds his hands in the air during protests in Hong Kong.

13. Thousands of pro democracy protestors unhappy with Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections gather in the streets to demonstrate.

Thousands of pro democracy protestors unhappy with Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections gather in the streets to demonstrate.

14. Protestors use umbrellas to shield them from tear gas.

Protestors use umbrellas to shield them from tear gas.

15. Thousands of pro democracy protestors unhappy with Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections gather in the streets to demonstrate.

Thousands of pro democracy protestors unhappy with Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections gather in the streets to demonstrate.

16. Thousands of pro democracy protestors unhappy with Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections gather in the streets to demonstrate.

Thousands of pro democracy protestors unhappy with Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections gather in the streets to demonstrate.

17. Protestors demanding Beijing grant genuine democratic reforms to the former British colony rest in the streets of Hong Kong.

Protestors demanding Beijing grant genuine democratic reforms to the former British colony rest in the streets of Hong Kong.

18. Thousands of pro democracy protestors unhappy with Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections gather in the streets to demonstrate.

Thousands of pro democracy protestors unhappy with Chinese government’s plans to vet candidates in Hong Kong’s 2017 elections gather in the streets to demonstrate.

19. Protesters carry a cardboard poster of C.Y.Leung, Hong Kong’s Chief Executive, near the Hong Kong Government Complex.

Protesters carry a cardboard poster of C.Y.Leung, Hong Kong’s Chief Executive, near the Hong Kong Government Complex.

20. Demonstrators decked out in goggles, bandanas, t-shirts and plastic wrap gear up to face police lobbing tear gas at the crowd.

Demonstrators decked out in goggles, bandanas, t-shirts and plastic wrap gear up to face police lobbing tear gas at the crowd.

21. A man holds up a sign during Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution.

A man holds up a sign during Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution.
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