This photo of ‘Umbrella Man’ from the #OccupyCentral protests in Hong Kong is destined to be one of those images we see over and over again, possibly for years.
Numerous photos show the protesters — who are upset at Beijing’s restrictions on democracy — holding up umbrellas to protect themselves from tear gas.
The images have caused the protest to be dubbed the Umbrella Revolution in both the media, and by protesters themselves.
Already, those sympathetic with the protesters, are seeing Umbrella Man as the new Tank Man:
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