It’s been called the umbrella revolution, due to the use of umbrellas by Hong Kong citizens to defend themselves against tear gas used by police. You may have heard about the protests going on in Hong Kong, but what is it all about? And how has the student community in Edinburgh reacted? FreshAir News met Wing Tsang, a student in Edinburgh from Hong Kong to chat about the situation.
Wing told FreshAir News she has thought about returning to Hong Kong to join friends and family.
The Chinese government have agreed to talks with the protesters this Friday; but what has been the reaction from people in China and what is the likely outcome of the talks?