Thursday, June 25, 2009

Shark Fins Drying in the Street

Many species of open ocean shark are under serious threat says an assessment by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
Many are caught and killed for their fins and Hong Kong is a paradise for lovers of shark fin soup.
Around Wing Lok Street, Ko Shing Street and Des Voeux Road West you will find many shops selling shark fin.

© Kees Metselaar 2009

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Friday, June 05, 2009

Tiananmen 20 Years

A record 150,000 candle-bearing people came to Victoria Park in Hong Kong last night to commemorate those killed in the 1989 Tiananmen massacre in Beijing.

© Kees Metselaar 2009

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