As the fifth anniversary of the umbrella movement looms, Hong Kong is far from achieving universal suffrage. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
As the fifth anniversary of the umbrella movement looms, Hong Kong is far from achieving universal suffrage. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

Hong Kong’s Occupy protests five years on: after all the prosecutions, was the movement in vain?

  • The movement’s leaders were found guilty by a Hong Kong court on charges relating to public nuisance for their roles in the 2014 sit-ins
  • Did the founders bring positive change to the political landscape, or leave only a trail of disappointing outcomes?

As the fifth anniversary of the umbrella movement looms, Hong Kong is far from achieving universal suffrage. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
As the fifth anniversary of the umbrella movement looms, Hong Kong is far from achieving universal suffrage. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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