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HKFP Lens: Do you hear the people sing? Umbrella reflections, by Julianne Yang

HKFP Occupy one year on

Julianne Yang graduated from The University of Hong Kong with a B.A. and M.Phil. in Comparative Literature. Last year, she made several visits to the pro-democracy Occupy camps with her Olympus OM20. See more of her Hong Kong shots on HKFP here.

Mong Kok, Hong Kong, 29 September 2014.

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Occupying Central and Admiralty. 30 September 2014.

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Open city. 30 September 2014.

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Occupy Central at night. 2 October 2014.

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Police and protesters. 2 October 2014.

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The volunteers. 29 Sept – 2 Oct 2014.

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The motley crew of The Umbrella Movement. 2 October 2014.

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Thousands join a rally in Admiralty, after the Hong Kong government cancels talks with pro-democracy student leaders. 10 October 2014.

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Paper umbrellas for true democracy. 11 October 2014.
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The Mong Kok Occupy protest camp. 15 October 2014.

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The final day of the Occupy Central camp in Admiralty. 11 December 2014.

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demolished wall protest occupyhk

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Removal of the barricades. Hong Kong, 11 December 2014.

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HKFP Lens: Do you hear the people sing? Umbrella reflections, by Julianne Yang