Umbrella Revolution

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HONG KONG, HONG KONG SAR, CHINA - OCTOBER 13: The Umbrella man statue has become a symbol in the 'Occupy Central' camp on Connaught road, 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)