HONG KONG: Aug. 10, 2012 — An Occupy Hong Kong activist hangs a banner that reads “Anti-Capitalism” to make a statement regarding their refusal to leave HSBC’s premises in Hong Kong Friday, Aug. 10, 2012.
HSBC has launched legal action in a bid to end the anti-capitalist Occupy movement in Hong Kong, where the protesters have camped out at its headquarters for eight months.
The ‘Occupy Central’ group has set up tents in the public passageway on the ground floor of the HSBC headquarters since October, when similar protests were launched across Asia by the ‘Occupy Wall Street’ and ‘Indignant’ movements. (Photo by JUSTIN CHIN)
HONG KONG: Aug. 1, 2012 — Leon, 62, poses for a photo during his stay at the ground level of the HSBC building in Hong Kong Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012. Protesters have camped out at its building for nine months. The ‘Occupy Central’ group has set up tents at the HSBC Hong Kong ground floor since October 2011, when demonstrators across Asia launched similar protests inspired by the ‘Occupy Wall Streets’ and ‘Indignants’ movements. (Photo by JUSTIN CHIN)
HONG KONG: June 27, 2012 — A pedestrian watches as an elderly man puts up an anti-capitalist Occupy movement banner in Hong Kong on June 27, 2012. (Photo by Justin Chin)
HONG KONG: June 27, 2012 — A member of the anti-capitalist Occupy movement from mainland China has been staying at the “Occupy Central” site for over four months. His normal routine includes watching people, reading and writing songs at the public passageway on the ground floor of the HSBC headquarters on June 27, 2012.
The banking giant said it applied to the city’s high court last Friday for an eviction order, after previous attempts to ask the small group of protesters to leave had failed. (Photos by Justin Chin)
TORONTO, Ont. (30/10/2011) - A man with a sign protesting against corporations at the Occupy Movement in Toronto at St. James Park on Oct 30, 2011 Photo by Justin Chin.
TORONTO, Ont. (30/10/2011) - A participant of the Occupy Toronto Movement makes message signs at St. James Park, Toronto. Photo by Justin Chin.
KINGSTON, ONT. (Oct. 12, 2011): Queen’s University student, Connor Edington (ArtSci ’12) plans to participate in the Occupy Kingston event on Oct.14 in Kingston, Ontario. He hopes the Occupy Kingston movement that begins tomorrow will educate people about global injustices and bring about tangible changes. Photo by Justin Chin/The Queen’s Journal.