Hong Kong

Have You Seen the Drone Footage of Hong Kong's Protests? It's Epic.

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Epic is a word that gets thrown around way too often, but in the case of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests it is justified.

Yesterday, Facebook user "Nero Chan" captured on camera 100,000 people standing up against China for their right to a representative government. His edited footage on Facebook already has over 800,000 views, and a longer, music-free version on Youtube has more than 225,000 views.

Watch the latter below:

 

The video speaks for itself, but for more information about the peaceful "umbrella protesters," the cops tear-gassing them, and the momentum this movement is rapidly gaining, read in-depth coverage by Reason's Anthony Fisher here.

Also, check out Reason's new landing page on television, politics, and the transformation of media here.