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Sunday, August 05, 2007

Last Night at Queen's Pier

Last Night at Queen's Pier (皇后碼頭最後一夜)
Last Night at Queen's Pier
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Date: 31 July, 2007
Place: Queen's Pier (皇后碼頭), Central, Hong Kong
Equipment: Canon 30D, EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

On 31 July 2007, more than 200 people gathered at the carpark outside Queen's Pier for a candlelight vigil on the last evening before protesters are due to be evicted.

Last Night at Queen's Pier (皇后碼頭最後一夜)
Singing songs and cheering speakers at Queen's Pier carpark
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Last Night at Queen's Pier (皇后碼頭最後一夜)
Last Night at Queen's Pier
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Last Night at Queen's Pier (皇后碼頭最後一夜): Chan King-fai (陳景輝)
One of the Local Action members Chan King-fai (陳景輝) (right) continue the hunger strike.
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Last Night at Queen's Pier (皇后碼頭最後一夜)
A protester catches some sleep in a makeshift hammock
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Last Night at Queen's Pier (皇后碼頭最後一夜)
Not all the people support saving the Queen's Pier.
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Hong Kong Queen's Pier, the traditional landing point for visiting dignitaries including Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Diana, has been occupied since April, 2007 by activists trying to stop it being destroyed for a new bypass under the terms of the Central Reclamation Phase III works contract.

Last Night at Queen's Pier (皇后碼頭最後一夜)
Last Night at Queen's Pier
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Last Night at Queen's Pier (皇后碼頭最後一夜)
Victoria Harbor view from Queen's Pier
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Last Night at Queen's Pier (皇后碼頭最後一夜)
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4 Comments:

Blogger kRiZ cPEc said...

Hey, so nice to see you still shooting photos of this issue. ^^

And the Old Wan Chai Market is also facing its demolition, perhaps you would like to take a few photos there? Be careful though the stallers will chase away your camera.

kriz

Mon Aug 06, 11:32:00 AM GMT+8  
Blogger Chris Lee said...

kriz,

Did you chased by the stallers? I will go and take a shot. :^)

Mon Aug 06, 08:15:00 PM GMT+8  
Blogger kRiZ cPEc said...

well their reaction was typical of Hong Kong people when they saw my camera. "No photography!" lol

Wed Aug 08, 08:08:00 PM GMT+8  
Blogger Chris Lee said...

Next time bring a longer lens and listen mp3 loudly. Hee hee

Wed Aug 08, 09:07:00 PM GMT+8  

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