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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. 

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.

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

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

A man casts a fishing line along the waterfront in Stanley, Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. On Dec. 30, Hong Kong will introduce the Air Quality Health Index (AQHI), the first in Asia to use the system in its ongoing battle to combat air pollution. 
Photo by Justin Chin

A man casts a fishing line along the waterfront in Stanley, Hong Kong, China on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. On Dec. 30, Hong Kong will introduce the Air Quality Health Index (AQHI), the first in Asia to use the system in its ongoing battle to combat air pollution. 

Photo by Justin Chin

A cyclist rides her bike along the West Lake, also known as Xi Hu, in Hangzhou, China on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. The fresh water lake was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011 and has been among the most important sources of inspiration for Chinese garden designers.
Photo by Justin Chin

A cyclist rides her bike along the West Lake, also known as Xi Hu, in Hangzhou, China on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013. The fresh water lake was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011 and has been among the most important sources of inspiration for Chinese garden designers.

Photo by Justin Chin

A girl leaps down the stairs with her dad against the city skyline of Shanghai, China on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013.
Photo by Justin Chin

A girl leaps down the stairs with her dad against the city skyline of Shanghai, China on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013.

Photo by Justin Chin

A couple poses for their photographer against the city skyline of Shanghai, China on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013.
Photo by Justin Chin

A couple poses for their photographer against the city skyline of Shanghai, China on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013.

Photo by Justin Chin

Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, China. July 16, 2013. 23:51.

Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, China. July 16, 2013. 23:51.

HONG KONG, CHINA (05/07/2013) — A man holding a skateboard walks in the International Financial Centre mall in Hong Kong, China on Friday, July 5, 2013. Photo by Justin Chin

HONG KONG, CHINA (05/07/2013) — A man holding a skateboard walks in the International Financial Centre mall in Hong Kong, China on Friday, July 5, 2013. Photo by Justin Chin

HONG KONG, CHINA (14/04/2013) — People take part in water battles as they celebrate the Songkran festival in Hong Kong, China on Sunday, April 14, 2013. Songkran, the Thai new year, is celebrated on April 13 throughout the country in various ways, including by splashing water on each other. Photos by Justin Chin

HONG KONG: Aug. 12, 2012 — Around 10 students from different universities protest against The Chinese University of Hong Kong’s event policy after a seminar where Tiangong-I and the Shenzhou-IX astronauts shared their space experience with university students in Hong Kong Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012. (Photos by JUSTIN CHIN)

HONG KONG: Aug. 12, 2012 — Astronaut Liu Wang (right) speaks to students at a seminar sharing their space experience with university students while Liu Yang (center), the nation’s first woman in space, interacts with Prof. Joseph J.Y. Sung (left), Vice-Chancellor and president of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, in Hong Kong Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012. (Photo by JUSTIN CHIN)

HONG KONG: Aug. 12, 2012 — Astronaut Liu Wang (right) speaks to students at a seminar sharing their space experience with university students while Liu Yang (center), the nation’s first woman in space, interacts with Prof. Joseph J.Y. Sung (left), Vice-Chancellor and president of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, in Hong Kong Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012. (Photo by JUSTIN CHIN)

HONG KONG: Aug. 12, 2012 — Wearing blue jumpsuit, astronaut Liu Wang (left) presents a souvenir pin to a university graduate during a seminar sharing their space experience with university students in Hong Kong Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012. (Photo by JUSTIN CHIN)

HONG KONG: Aug. 12, 2012 — Wearing blue jumpsuit, astronaut Liu Wang (left) presents a souvenir pin to a university graduate during a seminar sharing their space experience with university students in Hong Kong Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012. (Photo by JUSTIN CHIN)

HONG KONG: Aug. 12, 2012 — Wearing blue jumpsuits, astronauts Liu Yang (left), the nation’s first woman in space, Liu Wang (center) and Jing Haipeng (right) speak with university students about their experiences in space at a seminar in Hong Kong Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012. (Photos by JUSTIN CHIN)

HONG KONG: July 29, 2012 — Thousands of people march on a downtown street in Hong Kong Sunday, July 29, 2012, to protest the upcoming introduction in schools of Chinese patriotism classes that they fear will lead to brainwashing. Teachers, parents, students and pro-democracy activists marched Sunday to the government headquarters of the semiautonomous territory to protest against the new curriculum, which authorities are encouraging schools to begin using when classes resume in September. (Photo by JUSTIN CHIN)

HONG KONG: July 29, 2012 — Thousands of people march on a downtown street in Hong Kong Sunday, July 29, 2012, to protest the upcoming introduction in schools of Chinese patriotism classes that they fear will lead to brainwashing. Teachers, parents, students and pro-democracy activists marched Sunday to the government headquarters of the semiautonomous territory to protest against the new curriculum, which authorities are encouraging schools to begin using when classes resume in September. (Photo by JUSTIN CHIN)