World on Fire: 2012's Uprising and Revolutions

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Hong Kong

Tens of thousands of protesters flooded government headquarters in Hong Kong over a proposed law that opponents felt would amount to mass brainwashing and political indoctrination. The Beijing-backed plan to impose a system of “moral and national education” was stalled in light of the demonstrations, but the measure was not completely revoked. 

(Photo: Tyrone Siu/REUTERS/LANDOV)

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