Umbrella Revolution

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HONG KONG, HONG KONG SAR, CHINA - OCTOBER 13: Pro-democracy protesters rebuild barricades after police and masked men removed the ones they previously erected in front of Pacific Place shopping mall in Queensway, Admirality, Hong Kong, China, on October 13, 2014. Hundreds of men attempted to break through barricades erected by Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters near the city's business district, as a third week of rallies tried the patience of truck and cab drivers. 'Occupy Central' protesters rebuilt barricades to make sure Queensway stayed theirs. The 'Umbrella revolution' or 'Occupy Central' is a civil disobedience movement that began in response to China's decision to allow only Beijing-vetted candidates to stand in the city's 2017 election for the top civil position of chief executive. Thousands of pro-democracy supporters are calling for open elections and the resignation of Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying. (Photo by Lucas Schifres/Getty Images)