Tuesday, September 9, 2014

#OccupyCentral Central leaders shave heads to show determination for #HK democracy

Hong Kong's peo democracy activists shaved their heads Tuesday in a symbolic act of protest against China's increased political control over the city.

"It is our determination to show we can give something up in order to fight for something more important," said Benny Tai, an Occupy co-founder and local academic.
Among those who had their heads shorn were the three founders of Occupy Central.Pro-Beijing protesters tried to disrupt the head shaving event.
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