20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People

Prince Edward, Hong Kong: A riot officer sticks a rubber bullet gun into my chest and repeatedly threatens to shoot. The fear in his eyes betrays his phony-toughness. Hong Kongers took to the streets in droves as their continued protest movement took on a new significance as it coincided with the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Peoples Republic of China. October 1st, 2019-Hong Kong-Photo by Aaron Guy Leroux/ Sipa USA

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2019
Date Uploaded: 09.2022
Photo Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Camera: ILCE-7M2
Copyright: © Aaron Leroux