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Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong protesters hear echoes of Umbrella Movement 5 years later

Demonstrations now bigger, more violent and leaderless, but will they end the same?

Disappointment over the Umbrella Movement five years ago has pushed protesters to take a different approach this time.   © Reuters

HONG KONG -- With Saturday marking five years since the start of Hong Kong's failed pro-democracy Umbrella Movement, the city's current protesters are digging their heels in for what many consider a last stand against mainland China's growing control over the city.

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