Over 100 days of protests have left Hong Kong with a trashed subway system, buildings destroyed by graffiti, torn up sidewalks, fires set ablaze in busy districts, and a suffering economy. Though on the streets of the region, there remains a sense of reason and purpose among the protesters. A mentality of “If I go down, you’re going down with me” is prevalent in the front line protesters’ agenda.

Police secure an alley outside of the Yoho Mall in the Yuen Long district after arresting a protester.