This amazing five minute piece about the pro-democracy students in Hong Kong provides a rich tapestry of what fundamentally drives the Umbrella Movement.
Youth with a purpose.
About a dozen or so students in their early 20s and teens lend their voice to this clip produced by Channel 4 News.
- “We are fighting for a beautiful city, for freedom of speech, the freedom to use Facebook*.”
- “They’re [the Chinese Communist Party] afraid of anyone with their own minds.”
- “Maybe I can’t change [the power structure] but at least I stand up.”
Being but a few examples of what they say.
*The control freak communist authorities in mainland China have banned Facebook.