The thing at struck most important to me about the Tienanmen square protest 1989 was the brutal force the government used to disperse the crowd. I was surprised because instead of using nonlethal force like tear gas and water the government used lethal force killing more than 500 and wounding more than a thousand.
This is an image of the 2014 Hong kong protest. There are thousands of students/protestors gathered in the square. They are all shining their phone lights showing a sign of strength and unity. It also shows the medium through the protestors communicate and coordinate their activities which is their cell phones.
This is an image of Tienanmen square in 1989. This image shows the brutal force the government used to disperse the protestors.