Grand March for Democracy in Hong Kong (Photo Essay)

Hundreds of thousands fill Hong Kong streets in pro-democracy protest
July 1, 2014 1:06 pm Last Updated: July 18, 2015 5:14 pm

Hong Kong July 1 March Photo Essay: On July 1, 2014 hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong people took to the streets in a peaceful and orderly manner, protesting against the Chinese Communist Party for interfering with Hong Kong and trying to damage the one country, two system policy and asking Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to step down. The march was an act of defiance, as a recent white paper issued by the Chinese regime was widely viewed in Hong Kong as an attempt to intimidate the Hong Kong people.