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Pro-democracy protesters watch a live televised talk between pro-democracy student leaders and the government outside the Central Government Offices in the Admiralty business district in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Talks between pro-democracy student leaders and the government pose the best chance to a peaceful ending to more than three weeks of demonstrations that have disrupted Hong Kong and divided its citizen. (Photos by Justin Chin)

Occupy Central - Clash @ Mong Kok (Day 21-22)

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Police in riot gear disperse pro-democracy protesters during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. (Photos by Justin Chin)

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Police in riot gear clash with pro-democracy protesters during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. 

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Pro-democracy protesters gather on Nathan Road during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. 

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Police in riot gear clash with pro-democracy protesters during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.

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Pro-democracy protesters gather on Nathan Road during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.

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Police in riot gear clash with pro-democracy protesters during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.

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Police in riot gear swing batons to disperse pro-democracy protesters during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.

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Pro-democracy protesters gather during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014.

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 A pro-democracy protester wearing protective gear reacts during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.

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A police officer in riot gear uses his baton to disperse a pro-democracy protester during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.

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Pro-democracy protesters hold umbrellas as it rains during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.

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A man is being arrested by police in riot gear during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. 

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Police in riot gear dismantle barricades during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. 

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Pro-democracy protesters stand on guard during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. 

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Police in riot gear stand on guard during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. 

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Pro-democracy protesters reacts during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.

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A pro-democracy protester rests on a barricade during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. 

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Pro-democracy protesters stand on guard during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.

Demonstrators study at a make-shift study area during a pro-democracy protest near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters girded themselves for an anticipated showdown with police who earlier used chain saws and sledgehammers to clear barricades from a major road in the city’s business district. (Photo by Justin Chin)

Demonstrators study at a make-shift study area during a pro-democracy protest near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters girded themselves for an anticipated showdown with police who earlier used chain saws and sledgehammers to clear barricades from a major road in the city’s business district. (Photo by Justin Chin)

Occupy Central - Clashes @ Mong Kok (Day 20-21)

Pro-democracy protesters stand on guard with umbrellas during a clash with police officers at a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters girded themselves for an anticipated showdown with police who earlier used chain saws and sledgehammers to clear barricades from a major road in the city’s business district. (Photos by Justin Chin)

Pro-democracy protesters stand on guard with umbrellas during a clash with police officers at a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

Police officers in riot gear swing their batons at pro-democracy protesters during a clash with police officers at a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

People gather on Nathan Road during a clash with police officers at a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. 

A pro-democracy protester gestures as he stands among other protesters standing on guard with umbrellas during a clash with police officers at a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

People gather along Nathan Road during a clash with police officers at a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

A pro-democracy protester confronts the police while being held back by another protester during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

Pro-democracy protesters stand on guard with umbrellas during a clash with police officers at a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

A police officer in riot gear holding a baton confronts a pro-democracy protester at a bus station during a clash with police officers at a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

People gather on Nathan Road during a clash with police officers at a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. 

Police in riot gear clash with pro-democracy protesters in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

A drunken man sleeps on Nathan Road during a clash with police officers at a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

A pro-democracy protester is being pushed onto the ground by police officers in riot gear during a clash with police officers at a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

A journalist falls on the ground after being pepper sprayed by the police at a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

Police officers use water to wash off pepper spray on a journalist’s face at a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. 

A pro-democracy wearing protective gear looks on during a clash with police officers at a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

People protect themselves at an entrance of a store as police in riot gear clash with pro-democracy protesters during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

People gather on Nathan Road at a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

A plan clothes police officer confronts a pro-democracy protester in protective gear during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

A plain clothes police officer confronts a pro-democracy protester during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. 

Police in riot gear clash with pro-democracy protesters during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. 

Police in riot gear stand on guard on Nathan Road during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

Pro-democracy protesters gestureduring a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. 

Police in riot gear clash with pro-democracy protesters during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

A pro-democracy protester stand guards at a barricade on Nathan Road during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

Police in riot gear clash with a pro-democracy protester during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

Police in riot gear arrests a pro-democracy protester during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. 

Police in riot gear stand on guard during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. 

Police in riot gear clear barricades erected by pro-democracy protesters during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

Police in riot gear stand on guard during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. 

Police in riot gear arrests a pro-democracy protester during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

People gather on top of an entrance of the Mass Transit Railway (MTR) subway during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

A man sleeps on barricades erected by pro-democracy protesters during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

Occupy Central - Clashes @ Lung Wo Road (Day 17-18)

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A demonstrator wearing protective gear looks on as other demonstrators erect barricades and close off Lung Wo Road outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters girded themselves for an anticipated showdown with police who earlier used chain saws and sledgehammers to clear barricades from a major road in the city’s business district. (Photos by Justin Chin)

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Demonstrators erect barricades and close off Lung Wo Road outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014.

A demonstrator uses cable tie to secure barricades erected by pro-democracy protesters and close off Lung Wo Road outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014.

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Demonstrators erect barricades and close off Lung Wo Road outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014.

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Demonstrators erect barricades and close off Lung Wo Road outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014.

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Demonstrators use cable ties to erect barricades and close off Lung Wo Road outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014.

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Demonstrators erect barricades and close off Lung Wo Road outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014.

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Demonstrators erect barricades and close off Lung Wo Road outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014.

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Demonstrators move their tents in to the intersection of Tim Mei Road and Lung Wo Road as other protesters erect barricades and close off Lung Wo Road outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.

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Demonstrators passes down a piece of concrete brick to use as roadblocks on Lung Wo Road outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.

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Demonstrators place concrete bricks on the ground to use as roadblocks on Lung Wo Road outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.

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A couple walks over concrete blocks which are used as roadblocks to close off Lung Wo Road outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. 

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Demonstrators use cable ties to secure concrete blocks which are used as road blocks as protesters erect barricades and close off Lung Wo Road outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.

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A couple walks over concrete blocks which are used as roadblocks to close off Lung Wo Road outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. 

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Riot police stand on guard on the top of a tunnel after demonstrators erect barricades and close up Lung Wo Road as protesters close off Lung Wo Road outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.

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Riot police clash with pro-democracy demonstrators after they erect barricades and close off Lung Wo Road outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.

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Riot police clash with pro-democracy demonstrators after they erect barricades and close off Lung Wo Road outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.

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Police clear off tents and obstructions erected by pro-democracy demonstrators after they erect barricades and close off Lung Wo Road outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.

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A riot police pushes photojournalists as they clash with pro-democracy demonstrators after erecting barricades and close off Lung Wo Road outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. 

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Riot police clash with pro-democracy demonstrators after they erect barricades and close off Lung Wo Road outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.

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Riot police clash with pro-democracy demonstrators after they erect barricades and close off Lung Wo Road outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. 

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Riot police clash with pro-democracy demonstrators after they erect barricades and close off Lung Wo Road outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.

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Pro-democracy demonstrators stand guard after clashing with riot police outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.

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Pro-democracy demonstrators wearing protective gear leave as instructed by riot police outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. 

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Riot police stand guard after clashing with pro-democracy demonstrators outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. 

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Pro-democracy demonstrators stand guard after clashing with riot police outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.

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Pro-democracy demonstrators stand guard after clashing with riot police outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.

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Riot police stand guard after clashing with pro-democracy demonstrators outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. 

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Pro-democracy demonstrators reacts after clashing with riot police outside the Chief Executive’s office during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.

Agnes Chow, former spokesperson of the student group Scholarism and Student Leader, uses her smartphone during a pro-democracy protest near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. (Photo by Justin Chin)

Agnes Chow, former spokesperson of the student group Scholarism and Student Leader, uses her smartphone during a pro-democracy protest near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. (Photo by Justin Chin)

Joshua Wong, leader of the student group Scholarism, attends a pro-democracy protest near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. (Photos by Justin Chin)

Occupy Central - Day 17

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A pro-democracy demonstrators sleeps in a tent on Queensway during a pro-democracy protest near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. Hong Kong police removed barricades erected by pro-democracy protesters in the Central business district as the demonstrations enter their third week. (Photos by Justin Chin)

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A student holds protest signs calling for true democracy during a pro-democracy protest near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. 

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A man walks past barricades erected by pro-democracy demonstrators on Queensway during a pro-democracy protest near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. 

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Students gather during a pro-democracy protest near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014.

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A pro-democracy demonstrators sleeps on Queensway during a pro-democracy protest near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. 

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A woman take photos of a barricade erected by pro-democracy protesters during a pro-democracy protest near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. 

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A pro-democracy protester looks out from his tent on Connaught Road Central near the government headquarters buildings during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014.

Occupy Central - Day 14

A demonstrator rests during a pro-democracy protest near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. Hong Kong pro-democracy protest leaders called on supporters to flood the city’s streets after the government called off talks aimed at ending the two-week standoff. (Photos by Justin Chin)

Demonstrators rest during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014.

Demonstrators study at a make-shift study area during a pro-democracy protest near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. 

Demonstrators rest during a pro-democracy protest near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. 

A couple takes a selfie on their smartphone at a closed tunnel normally filled with traffic during a pro-democracy protest near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014.

A demonstrator reads during a pro-democracy protest near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. 

Children draw on a closed road during a pro-democracy protest near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014.

Demonstrators read during a pro-democracy protest near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. 

People look at signage outside an HSBC bank building during a pro-democracy protest in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014.

A tent sits in the middle of a closed road which normally is filled with traffic during a pro-democracy protest near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. 

A dog named “Cha Bo”, age 9, sits in front of tents during a pro-democracy rally near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014.

Occupy Central…continued

A man rest on a medium of a closed street near the government headquarters buildings during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. Photos by Justin Chin

A pro government protester gives a speech prior to trying to march through Admiralty district near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. 

Demonstrators gather during a pro-democracy protest near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. 

A tent, rear, marked as “Shower” stands among a pro-democracy protest near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014.

Demonstrators study and work at a make-shift study station during a pro-democracy protest near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. 

Demonstrators rest during a pro-democracy rally near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.

A pro-democracy demonstrator directs the crowd during a pro-democracy rally near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. Hong Kong pro-democracy protest leaders called on supporters to flood the city’s streets today after the government called off talks aimed at ending the two-week standoff. 

A student, right, works on her homework during a pro-democracy rally near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. 

Demonstrators hold up their cell phones during a pro-democracy rally near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. 

Demonstrators gather during a pro-democracy rally near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.

A man takes a selfie with his cellphone with a demonstrator holding an umbrella that reads “The World Is Watching” during a pro-democracy rally near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. 

Demonstrators gather during a pro-democracy rally near the government headquarters buildings in Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.

Clashes at Umbrella Revolution - Mong Kok

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A police holds up a baton to clear a path during clashes between rival protest groups in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. A week into demonstrations in Hong Kong notable for their order and endurance, protesters came under attack from opponents, highlighting the fault lines of a city torn between commercial interests and a desire for greater democracy. (Photos by Justin Chin)

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Police officers remove a man during the clashes between rival protest groups at a pro-democracy protest in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.

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Police officers use pepper spray to clear a path during clashes between rival protest groups in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. 

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A protester is being escorted by police officers after being accused of an agitator by a large crowd during clashes between rival protest groups in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.

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A protester kicks another protesters during clashes between rival protest groups at a pro-democracy protest in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.

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Plain clothes police officers remove a protester during clashes between rival protest groups in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. 

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Police reacts to clashes between rival protest groups during a pro-democracy protest in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.

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Police stand guard and clear a path during a pro-democracy protest in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. 

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Protesters gesture during clashes between rival protest groups at a pro-democracy protesters in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.

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A pro-democracy protester is being escorted by police officers during clashes between rival protest groups in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. 

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A man feels unwell during clashes between rival protest groups during a pro-democracy protest in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.

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Police officers clears a path during clashes between rival protest groups in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014.

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Protesters gather during a pro-democracy protest in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. 

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Protesters reacts during a pro-democracy protest in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. 

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Police create barriers to allow buses to vacate which were blocked off by protesters during a pro-democracy protest in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.

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A protester reacts during clashes between rival protest groups in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.

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Police motorcycles make way for an ambulance where clashes between rival protest groups in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.

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A police officer (L) holds a baton to clear a path during clashes between rival protest groups in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014.

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Police create a cordon line during clashes between rival protest groups in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. 

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Protestors react during clashes between rival protest groups in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.

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A police officer pushes a protester to clear the road during a pro-democracy protest in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. 

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Members of the rival protest groups shouts slogans at pro-democracy protesters in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. 

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Police stand guard during a pro-democracy protest in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. 

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People watch the clashes between rival protests groups and pro-democracy protesters in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. 

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A police officer speaks during a pro-democracy protest in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014.

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Protestors react during clashes between rival protest groups in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014.

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Protesters stand on guard at a fortified barricade from rival protest groups during a pro-democracy protest in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014.

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Police escort men who were involved in clashes between rival protest groups at a pro-democracy protest in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014.

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Protesters stand on guard to avoid clashes from rival protest groups during a pro-democracy protest in the Mong Kok district, a shopping area of Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. 

A man walks past a message board during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. (Photo by Justin Chin)

A man walks past a message board during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. (Photo by Justin Chin)

Demonstrators hold up their cellphones in a display of solidarity during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. (Photo by Justin Chin)

Demonstrators hold up their cellphones in a display of solidarity during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. (Photo by Justin Chin)

Occupy Central

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Demonstrators gather near central government offices during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. Police fired tear gas as tens of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators brought parts of central Hong Kong to a standstill in a dramatic escalation of protests that have gripped the semi-autonomous Chinese city for days. Photos by Justin Chin

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Police use pepper spray in an attempt to disperse pro-democracy protesters near the government headquarters in Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014.

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Police use pepper spray in an attempt to disperse pro-democracy protesters near the government headquarters in Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014.

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Riot policemen rush to a pro-democracy protest near central government offices in Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. 

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Police use pepper spray in an attempt to disperse pro-democracy protesters near the government headquarters in Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014.

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A protester puts his hands up in front of riot policemen near central government offices during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. 

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Police fire tear gas at demonstrators during a pro-democracy protest near central government offices in Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. 

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A demonstrator is being confronted by riot policemen during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. 

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Demonstrators disperse as tear gas is fired by police during a pro-democracy protest near central government offices in Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. 

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Pro-democracy protesters wear rudimentary protection to protect themselves from tear gas during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014.

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Demonstrators put up their hands in front of riot policemen during a protest near central government offices during a protest near central government offices during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. 

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Riot policemen stand on guard during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014.

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Demonstrators gather near central government offices during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. 

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Demonstrators disperse as tear gas is fired by police during a pro-democracy protest near central government offices in Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014.

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Demonstrators gather near central government offices during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. 

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A protester pours water over a tear gas canister during a pro-democracy protest near central government offices in Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. 

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Police fire tear gas at demonstrators during a pro-democracy protest near central government offices in Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014.

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A demonstrator offers a flower to riot policemen during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. 

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Police fire tear gas at demonstrators during a pro-democracy protest near central government offices in Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. 

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Demonstrators disperse as tear gas is fired by police during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. 

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Police fire tear gas at demonstrators during a pro-democracy protest near central government offices in Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. 

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A pro-democracy protester tries to protect himself as he walks through tear gas fired by police during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014.

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Police fire tear gas at demonstrators during a pro-democracy protest near central government offices in Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014.

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Demonstrators attempts to recover themselves after riot policemen fired tear gas during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014.

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Demonstrators put their hands up during a protest near central government offices during a protest near central government offices during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014.

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Demonstrators sleep on the street near outside government offices during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. 

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Demonstrators rest in front of the HSBC building, right, near central government offices during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. 

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A journalist takes a rest as protesters block the main street near central government offices during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. 

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Demonstrators gather near central government offices during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. 

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A demonstrator rests after being dispersed by tear gas fired by the police during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014.

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 Demonstrators gather near central government offices during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. 

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Demonstrators gather near central government offices during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. 

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Demonstrators gather near central government offices during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. 

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Demonstrators rest near central government offices during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.

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Barricades are set up near the central government offices in the business district of Central in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. 

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An office worker walks through closed off streets near the central government offices in the business district of Central in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.

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A demonstrator walks on fortified barricades near central government offices during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.

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A demonstrator rests near central government offices during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. 

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Pro-democracy demonstrators gather near a ceremony marking China’s 65th National Day in  Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014.

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Pro-democracy demonstrators gather near a ceremony marking China’s 65th National Day in  Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. 

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People walk through the empty streets, where double decker buses and taxis usually drive by, near the venue for the National Day flag raising ceremony in Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. 

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Demonstrators gather near the government headquarter buildings during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.

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Demonstrators gather near the government headquarter buildings during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.

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Demonstrators block a food truck carrying food and water from entering the government headquarter buildings where police officers are stationed during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. 

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Demonstrators block a food truck carrying food and water from entering the government headquarter buildings where police officers are stationed during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. 

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Demonstrators rest during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. 

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A cleaner takes down poster signage that supports the Occupy Central movement near the pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. 

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A man stands in front of a banner that reads “Protect Hong Kong” during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong, China on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.

Camel Fung, 61, puts on his running leg before heading for a run in Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. Fung underwent an amputation surgery after a motorcycle accident 33 years ago. He is the first amputee in Hong Kong to compete in the Hong Kong Standard Charter marathon. Fung also frequently participates in numerous hiking competitions, including the 100 k.m. Oxfam Trailwalker in Hong Kong. 
Photo by Justin Chin

Camel Fung, 61, puts on his running leg before heading for a run in Hong Kong, China on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. Fung underwent an amputation surgery after a motorcycle accident 33 years ago. He is the first amputee in Hong Kong to compete in the Hong Kong Standard Charter marathon. Fung also frequently participates in numerous hiking competitions, including the 100 k.m. Oxfam Trailwalker in Hong Kong. 

Photo by Justin Chin