One year has passed since Hong Kong’s pro-democracy Occupy protests erupted in Admiralty and spread across the city.

As demonstrators once again converged on the site where it all began, photographer and City University researcher Dan Garrett was there to document the scenes at the Umbrella Movement’s first anniversary.

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Dan Garrett

Dan Garrett, PhD, is an author, photographer, political scientist, and visual sociologist studying China’s securitization of Hong Kong. His first book examined the Region’s vivacious protest culture and defence of the Hongkonger identity. A second investigating China’s post-Umbrella national security crackdown on protests/protesters and the militarisation of SAR protest policing is in process.