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)