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Updates from the ‘umbrella revolution’ in Hong Kong [photos]


The pro-democracy protests, named in the media as the “umbrella revolution” due to protesters defending themselves from tear gas and pepper spray with umbrellas, continue this morning with a report that China has blocked Instagram in an attempt to keep pictures and video from being shared with the worlds:

Instagram has been blocked in China amid pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. http://t.co/8tdQAdvPMe

— NBCWashington (@nbcwashington) September 29, 2014

#China shuts down Instagram to prevent mainlanders from seeing images like this from Hong Kong http://t.co/dSEVPnWwc8 pic.twitter.com/kOyqby0w2l

— Kenneth Roth (@KenRoth) September 28, 2014

More coverage and photos from the scene:

Hong Kong's worst protests in decades rattle markets http://t.co/XCTxoQnl0M

— Yahoo Finance (@YahooFinance) September 29, 2014

Stocks Slide On Hong Kong Protests, Catalan Independence Fears http://t.co/SBFQDS1JdI

— zerohedge (@zerohedge) September 29, 2014

#BREAKING Britain calls for 'constructive' democracy talks in Hong Kong

— Agence France-Presse (@AFP) September 29, 2014

Latest images from pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong http://t.co/LFpl7CEfAq (Pic: AFP/Getty) pic.twitter.com/n1yUx0aUiH

— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) September 29, 2014

Pro-democracy demonstrators flood the streets of Hong Kong, despite tear gas: http://t.co/8SQe5JUgu1 pic.twitter.com/O7Um5pVuqZ

— ABC News (@ABC) September 29, 2014

"Please help us." One Hong Kong protester's plea to the world http://t.co/FRzMgAxI2D pic.twitter.com/CslOEUIx5W

— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) September 29, 2014

Hong Kong protests spread as 'Umbrella Revolution' takes hold http://t.co/nS4hHIS20T pic.twitter.com/vsmU30Z8zx

— NBC News (@NBCNews) September 29, 2014

Police defend use of pepper spray, tear gas as thousands flock to 4 protest sites in Hong Kong http://t.co/7ULL4jYUaV pic.twitter.com/rvRbIqhUQA

— WSJ Asia (@WSJAsia) September 29, 2014

There's nothing "unlawful" about Hong Kong challenging "cannot be challenged" #China's cramped view of democracy. http://t.co/wqBUHmbz6Q

— Kenneth Roth (@KenRoth) September 29, 2014


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