Confrontations in Hong Kong

October 5 2014

1925-26 Canton-Hong Kong strike

1941:

1949:

1956 riots

1966 riots

1967 riots

1981 riots

1997- July 1 marches

2003 protests against Basic Law article 23

2005 protest for democracy

2009-10 Hong Kong Express Rail Link controversy

2011 Free Ai Weiwei street art campaign

2011-12 Occupy Central

Early 2012 protests

2013 dock strike

2014 class boycott

2014 Occupy Central

Occupy Central with Love and Peace (anti-Beijing)

Silent Majority for Hong Kong (pro-Beijing)

Alliance for Peace and Democracy (pro-Beijing)

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Tiananmen Square memorials

Goddess of Democracy replicas

Tiananmen Square massacre anniversary protests:

1999

2009

2010

2013

2014

I was in Hong Kong straight after Tiananmen Square. The city was in a state of shock and almost empty. The most unsettling moment for Hong Kong after that was probably the SARS crisis of early 2003.

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Old posts:

Hong Kong 1949

Confrontations in Singapore.

One Response to “Confrontations in Hong Kong”

  1. davidderrick Says:

    So empty (why? in retrospect) or so nervous that I was given a suite at The Peninsula for almost nothing and one of its Rolls Royces for 24 hours a day for nothing.


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