Drone Footage of The Hong Kong Protests

People in Hong Kong have been protesting the fact that in upcoming elections in 2017, the candidates will have to be screened by China before they are eligible to run the special administrative region.

The most recent wave of protests began as a sit in on Friday, and the situation quickly escalated as police resorted to pepper spray and tear gas despite the protesters being young and using non-violent methods.

Check out the drone footage from HK Apple Daily that shows just how enormous the scale of the protests actually are:

 

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