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Posters and poetry: Hong Kong protesters show their creativity
Posters and poetry: Hong Kong protesters show their creativity

Hot pink and tangerine, chartreuse and bright blue, the Post-it notes flutter up the outdoor stairway like thousands of fragile Technicolor butterflies, clinging hopefully to the concrete wall of the government office. “We love Hong Kong.” “We are sad, we are angry.” Individually, the miniature multilingual missives are mere whispers. Massed together, they’ve become a roar in rainbow colors: “Committed citizens can always change the world!” “Down with Communism!” “I want to vote for someone I want, not someone chosen by CHINA!” For seven days, Hong Kongers have poured into the streets to press for democratic elections in...

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