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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)

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.

HONG KONG: Aug. 10, 2012 — An Occupy Hong Kong activist hangs a banner that reads “Anti-Capitalism” to make a statement regarding their refusal to leave HSBC’s premises in Hong Kong Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. 
HSBC has launched legal action in a bid to end the anti-capitalist Occupy movement in Hong Kong, where the protesters have camped out at its headquarters for eight months.
The ‘Occupy Central’ group has set up tents in the public passageway on the ground floor of the HSBC headquarters since October, when similar protests were launched across Asia by the ‘Occupy Wall Street’ and ‘Indignant’ movements. (Photo by JUSTIN CHIN)

HONG KONG: Aug. 10, 2012 — An Occupy Hong Kong activist hangs a banner that reads “Anti-Capitalism” to make a statement regarding their refusal to leave HSBC’s premises in Hong Kong Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. 

HSBC has launched legal action in a bid to end the anti-capitalist Occupy movement in Hong Kong, where the protesters have camped out at its headquarters for eight months.

The ‘Occupy Central’ group has set up tents in the public passageway on the ground floor of the HSBC headquarters since October, when similar protests were launched across Asia by the ‘Occupy Wall Street’ and ‘Indignant’ movements. (Photo by JUSTIN CHIN)

HONG KONG: Aug. 1, 2012 — Leon, 62, poses for a photo during his stay at the ground level of the HSBC building in Hong Kong Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012. Protesters have camped out at its building for nine months. The ‘Occupy Central’ group has set up tents at the HSBC Hong Kong ground floor since October 2011, when demonstrators across Asia launched similar protests inspired by the ‘Occupy Wall Streets’ and ‘Indignants’ movements. (Photo by JUSTIN CHIN)

HONG KONG: Aug. 1, 2012 — Leon, 62, poses for a photo during his stay at the ground level of the HSBC building in Hong Kong Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012. Protesters have camped out at its building for nine months. The ‘Occupy Central’ group has set up tents at the HSBC Hong Kong ground floor since October 2011, when demonstrators across Asia launched similar protests inspired by the ‘Occupy Wall Streets’ and ‘Indignants’ movements. (Photo by JUSTIN CHIN)

HONG KONG: June 27, 2012 — A pedestrian watches as an elderly man puts up an anti-capitalist Occupy movement banner in Hong Kong on June 27, 2012. (Photo by Justin Chin)

HONG KONG: June 27, 2012 — A pedestrian watches as an elderly man puts up an anti-capitalist Occupy movement banner in Hong Kong on June 27, 2012. (Photo by Justin Chin)

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HONG KONG: June 27, 2012 — A member of the anti-capitalist Occupy movement from mainland China has been staying at the “Occupy Central” site for over four months. His normal routine includes watching people, reading and writing songs at the public passageway on the ground floor of the HSBC headquarters on June 27, 2012. 

The banking giant said it applied to the city’s high court last Friday for an eviction order, after previous attempts to ask the small group of protesters to leave had failed. (Photos by Justin Chin)

TORONTO, Ont. (30/10/2011) - A man with a sign protesting against corporations at the Occupy Movement in Toronto at St. James Park on Oct 30, 2011 Photo by Justin Chin.

TORONTO, Ont. (30/10/2011) - A man with a sign protesting against corporations at the Occupy Movement in Toronto at St. James Park on Oct 30, 2011 Photo by Justin Chin.

TORONTO, Ont. (30/10/2011) - A participant of the Occupy Toronto Movement makes message signs at St. James Park, Toronto. Photo by Justin Chin.

KINGSTON, ONT. (Oct. 12, 2011):  Queen’s University student, Connor Edington (ArtSci ’12) plans to participate in the Occupy Kingston event on Oct.14 in Kingston, Ontario. He hopes the Occupy Kingston movement that begins tomorrow will educate people about global injustices and bring about tangible changes. Photo by Justin Chin/The Queen’s Journal.

KINGSTON, ONT. (Oct. 12, 2011):  Queen’s University student, Connor Edington (ArtSci ’12) plans to participate in the Occupy Kingston event on Oct.14 in Kingston, Ontario. He hopes the Occupy Kingston movement that begins tomorrow will educate people about global injustices and bring about tangible changes. Photo by Justin Chin/The Queen’s Journal.