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Hong Kong marches for democracy

A protester is dragged away by policewomen on a street at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014, after staying an overnight sit-in with fellow protesters. Hundreds of police forcibly removed kicking and screaming protesters from the Central business district, holdouts of an all-night sit-in on the heels of a mass rally demanding greater democracy from Communist Party rulers in Beijing. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

A protester is dragged away by policewomen on a street at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014, after staying an overnight sit-in with fellow protesters. Hundreds of police forcibly removed kicking and screaming protesters from the...more

A protester is dragged away by policewomen on a street at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014, after staying an overnight sit-in with fellow protesters. Hundreds of police forcibly removed kicking and screaming protesters from the Central business district, holdouts of an all-night sit-in on the heels of a mass rally demanding greater democracy from Communist Party rulers in Beijing. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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A policeman stands guard in front of a group supporting China's recent "white paper" statement that reasserted Beijing's authority over Hong Kong, during a mass protest demanding universal suffrage in Hong Kong July 1, 2014. REUTERS/Liau Chung-ren

A policeman stands guard in front of a group supporting China's recent "white paper" statement that reasserted Beijing's authority over Hong Kong, during a mass protest demanding universal suffrage in Hong Kong July 1, 2014. REUTERS/Liau Chung-ren

A policeman stands guard in front of a group supporting China's recent "white paper" statement that reasserted Beijing's authority over Hong Kong, during a mass protest demanding universal suffrage in Hong Kong July 1, 2014. REUTERS/Liau Chung-ren
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Protesters join hands as they sit along with fellow protesters and a pet dog before being dragged away by the police on a street at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Protesters join hands as they sit along with fellow protesters and a pet dog before being dragged away by the police on a street at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Protesters join hands as they sit along with fellow protesters and a pet dog before being dragged away by the police on a street at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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A protester carries a placard during a mass protest demanding universal suffrage in Hong Kong July 1, 2014. REUTERS/Liau Chung-ren

A protester carries a placard during a mass protest demanding universal suffrage in Hong Kong July 1, 2014. REUTERS/Liau Chung-ren

A protester carries a placard during a mass protest demanding universal suffrage in Hong Kong July 1, 2014. REUTERS/Liau Chung-ren
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A protester reacts as she is dragged away by policewomen on a street outside HSBC headquarters at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014, after staying an overnight sit-in with fellow demonstrators. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

A protester reacts as she is dragged away by policewomen on a street outside HSBC headquarters at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014, after staying an overnight sit-in with fellow demonstrators. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

A protester reacts as she is dragged away by policewomen on a street outside HSBC headquarters at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014, after staying an overnight sit-in with fellow demonstrators. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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Thousands of pro-democracy protesters gather to march in the streets to demand universal suffrage in Hong Kong July 1, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters gather to march in the streets to demand universal suffrage in Hong Kong July 1, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters gather to march in the streets to demand universal suffrage in Hong Kong July 1, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A protester is taken away by police officers after staying overnight at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A protester is taken away by police officers after staying overnight at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A protester is taken away by police officers after staying overnight at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Pro-democracy protesters carry a replica of the Goddess of Democracy during a march in the streets to demand universal suffrage in Hong Kong July 1, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Pro-democracy protesters carry a replica of the Goddess of Democracy during a march in the streets to demand universal suffrage in Hong Kong July 1, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Pro-democracy protesters carry a replica of the Goddess of Democracy during a march in the streets to demand universal suffrage in Hong Kong July 1, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Pro-democracy protesters look out from a window as they are detained after staying overnight at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014.  REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Pro-democracy protesters look out from a window as they are detained after staying overnight at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Pro-democracy protesters look out from a window as they are detained after staying overnight at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A protester is carried away by police officers from a street after staying overnight at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

A protester is carried away by police officers from a street after staying overnight at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

A protester is carried away by police officers from a street after staying overnight at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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Thousands of pro-democracy protesters gather to march in the streets to demand universal suffrage in Hong Kong July 1, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters gather to march in the streets to demand universal suffrage in Hong Kong July 1, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters gather to march in the streets to demand universal suffrage in Hong Kong July 1, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A protester is taken away by police officers in front of Two International Finance Centre (IFC), after staying overnight, at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A protester is taken away by police officers in front of Two International Finance Centre (IFC), after staying overnight, at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A protester is taken away by police officers in front of Two International Finance Centre (IFC), after staying overnight, at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Police officers search a protester as he was detained after staying overnight at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Police officers search a protester as he was detained after staying overnight at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Police officers search a protester as he was detained after staying overnight at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A protester reacts as others shout at police officers as they take him away from a street after staying overnight at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

A protester reacts as others shout at police officers as they take him away from a street after staying overnight at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

A protester reacts as others shout at police officers as they take him away from a street after staying overnight at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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Protesters hold a banner which reads "2014 July 1 mass march" to demand universal suffrage in Hong Kong July 1, 2014, the day marking the 17th anniversary of the territory's handover to China. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Protesters hold a banner which reads "2014 July 1 mass march" to demand universal suffrage in Hong Kong July 1, 2014, the day marking the 17th anniversary of the territory's handover to China. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Protesters hold a banner which reads "2014 July 1 mass march" to demand universal suffrage in Hong Kong July 1, 2014, the day marking the 17th anniversary of the territory's handover to China. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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A protester wearing a headband which reads "civil disobedience" cries before being dragged away from a street by the police after staying overnight at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

A protester wearing a headband which reads "civil disobedience" cries before being dragged away from a street by the police after staying overnight at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

A protester wearing a headband which reads "civil disobedience" cries before being dragged away from a street by the police after staying overnight at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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Pro-democracy protesters sit-in outside HSBC's headquarter after a march to demand universal suffrage at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Pro-democracy protesters sit-in outside HSBC's headquarter after a march to demand universal suffrage at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Pro-democracy protesters sit-in outside HSBC's headquarter after a march to demand universal suffrage at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A pro-democracy protester sleeps outside HSBC's headquarter while police motorcycles ride past after a march to demand universal suffrage at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A pro-democracy protester sleeps outside HSBC's headquarter while police motorcycles ride past after a march to demand universal suffrage at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A pro-democracy protester sleeps outside HSBC's headquarter while police motorcycles ride past after a march to demand universal suffrage at Hong Kong's financial Central district July 2, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Thousands of pro-democracy protesters march in the streets to demand universal suffrage in Hong Kong July 1, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters march in the streets to demand universal suffrage in Hong Kong July 1, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters march in the streets to demand universal suffrage in Hong Kong July 1, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A woman carries a child in front of a banner which reads "Go away quick" with a portrait of Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, as they join tens of thousands others during a march to demand universal suffrage in Hong Kong July 1, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip

A woman carries a child in front of a banner which reads "Go away quick" with a portrait of Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, as they join tens of thousands others during a march to demand universal suffrage in Hong Kong July 1, 2014....more

A woman carries a child in front of a banner which reads "Go away quick" with a portrait of Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, as they join tens of thousands others during a march to demand universal suffrage in Hong Kong July 1, 2014. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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