‘We Are Hong Kong People’ (Video)

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.

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