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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

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 (04/06/2013) — People are seen gathered at Victoria Park during a candlelight vigil held to mark the 24th anniversary of the 1989 crackdown at Tiananmen Square, in Hong Kong on June 4, 2013. Photos 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 (01/01/13) — A protestor is escorted by police during a protest against the city’s leader Leung Chung-ying in Hong Kong on January 1, 2013. Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on January 1, calling for the city’s embattled leader to quit and demanding greater democracy 15 years after it returned to Chinese rule. Photo by Justin Chin

HONG KONG (01/01/13) — A protestor is escorted by police during a protest against the city’s leader Leung Chung-ying in Hong Kong on January 1, 2013. Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on January 1, calling for the city’s embattled leader to quit and demanding greater democracy 15 years after it returned to Chinese rule. Photo by Justin Chin

HONG KONG (01/01/13) — A protestor attempts to stop a police vehicle which carries another protester who is arrested by police during a protest against the city’s leader Leung Chung-ying in Hong Kong on January 1, 2013. Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on January 1, calling for the city’s embattled leader to quit and demanding greater democracy 15 years after it returned to Chinese rule. Photo by Justin Chin

HONG KONG (01/01/13) — A protestor attempts to stop a police vehicle which carries another protester who is arrested by police during a protest against the city’s leader Leung Chung-ying in Hong Kong on January 1, 2013. Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on January 1, calling for the city’s embattled leader to quit and demanding greater democracy 15 years after it returned to Chinese rule. Photo by Justin Chin

HONG KONG (01/01/13) — A protestors shouts slogans through a loudspeaker during a protest against the city’s leader Leung Chung-ying in Hong Kong on January 1, 2013. Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on January 1, calling for the city’s embattled leader to quit and demanding greater democracy 15 years after it returned to Chinese rule. Photo by Justin Chin

HONG KONG (01/01/13) — A protestors shouts slogans through a loudspeaker during a protest against the city’s leader Leung Chung-ying in Hong Kong on January 1, 2013. Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on January 1, calling for the city’s embattled leader to quit and demanding greater democracy 15 years after it returned to Chinese rule. Photo by Justin Chin

HONG KONG (01/01/13) — A protestor stands on the street as he stops traffic on a main road during a protest against the city’s leader Leung Chung-ying in Hong Kong on January 1, 2013. Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on January 1, calling for the city’s embattled leader to quit and demanding greater democracy 15 years after it returned to Chinese rule. Photo by Justin Chin

HONG KONG (01/01/13) — A protestor stands on the street as he stops traffic on a main road during a protest against the city’s leader Leung Chung-ying in Hong Kong on January 1, 2013. Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on January 1, calling for the city’s embattled leader to quit and demanding greater democracy 15 years after it returned to Chinese rule. Photo by Justin Chin

HONG KONG (01/01/13) — A protestor is arrested by police during a protest against the city’s leader Leung Chung-ying in Hong Kong on January 1, 2013. Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on January 1, calling for the city’s embattled leader to quit and demanding greater democracy 15 years after it returned to Chinese rule. Photo by Justin Chin

HONG KONG (01/01/13) — A protestor is arrested by police during a protest against the city’s leader Leung Chung-ying in Hong Kong on January 1, 2013. Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on January 1, calling for the city’s embattled leader to quit and demanding greater democracy 15 years after it returned to Chinese rule. Photo by Justin Chin

HONG KONG (01/01/13) — A man starts making fish balls in the middle of the street as he joins other demonstrators sit on a main road running thru the central business district during a sit in protest against the city’s leader Leung Chung-ying in Hong Kong on January 1, 2013. Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on January 1, calling for the city’s embattled leader to quit and demanding greater democracy 15 years after it returned to Chinese rule. Photo by Justin Chin

HONG KONG (01/01/13) — A man starts making fish balls in the middle of the street as he joins other demonstrators sit on a main road running thru the central business district during a sit in protest against the city’s leader Leung Chung-ying in Hong Kong on January 1, 2013. Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on January 1, calling for the city’s embattled leader to quit and demanding greater democracy 15 years after it returned to Chinese rule. Photo by Justin Chin

HONG KONG (01/01/13) — A protestor, wearing an ‘anonymous mask’, is arrested by police during a protest against the city’s leader Leung Chung-ying in Hong Kong on January 1, 2013. Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on January 1, calling for the city’s embattled leader to quit and demanding greater democracy 15 years after it returned to Chinese rule. Photo by Justin Chin

HONG KONG (01/01/13) — A protestor, wearing an ‘anonymous mask’, is arrested by police during a protest against the city’s leader Leung Chung-ying in Hong Kong on January 1, 2013. Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on January 1, calling for the city’s embattled leader to quit and demanding greater democracy 15 years after it returned to Chinese rule. Photo by Justin Chin

HONG KONG (01/01/13) — Policemen hold a cordon line as protestors block a main road as they attempt to reach the front gate of government house, during a protest against the city’s leader Leung Chung-ying in Hong Kong on January 1, 2013. Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on January 1, calling for the city’s embattled leader to quit and demanding greater democracy 15 years after it returned to Chinese rule. Photo by Justin Chin

HONG KONG (01/01/13) — Policemen hold a cordon line as protestors block a main road as they attempt to reach the front gate of government house, during a protest against the city’s leader Leung Chung-ying in Hong Kong on January 1, 2013. Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on January 1, calling for the city’s embattled leader to quit and demanding greater democracy 15 years after it returned to Chinese rule. Photo by Justin Chin