Hong Kong

Short-lived storm

Print edition : October 31, 2014

Joshua Wong, leader of the student's group Scholarism, addressing protesters outside the government building in Hong Kong. Photo: CARLOS BARRIA/REUTERS

Leung Chun-ying, Hong Kong's embattled Chief Executive. Photo: ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP

Pro-democracy protesters raise their umbrellas as part of the demonstration on October 1. Photo: ANNABEL SYMINGTONAFP

A protest near the government office on October 1. Photo: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

The Occupy Central Movement in Hong Kong fails to go the full distance. While the Western media laud the protesters for their lily-white idealism, there is evidence to show that external forces are playing their part in the agitation, which is a source of concern for China.
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