Image: Sit In Protest Continues In Hong Kong Despite Chief Executive's Calls To Withdraw

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Hong Kong Protesters Challenge Beijing

Thousands of pro-democracy supporters continue to occupy the streets surrounding Hong Kong's Financial district.

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Image: Sit In Protest Continues In Hong Kong Despite Chief Executive's Calls To Withdraw

Protesters take part in a rally on a street outside of the Hong Kong Government Complex on Sept. 30. Thousands of pro-democracy supporters continue to occupy the streets surrounding Hong Kong's Financial district. Protest leaders have set an October 1st deadline for their demands to be met and are calling for open elections and the resignation of Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying.

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Image: Sit In Protest Continues In Hong Kong Despite Chief Executive's Calls To Withdraw

Student protesters shine lights as they chant pro-democracy slogans on the streets on Sept. 30.

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Image: Police officers guard the entrance of the government headquarters building as protesters block the nearby areas in Hong Kong

Police officers guard the entrance of the government headquarters building as protesters block the nearby areas on Sept. 30.

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Protesters use umbrellas to shield themselves from heavy rain in Hong Kong on Sept. 30.

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High school students hand out water and food supplies outside the Hong Kong Government Complex on Sept. 30.

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Image: Pro-democracy demonstrators rest during a protest in Hong Kong on September 30

Demonstrators rest during a protest in Hong Kong on Sept. 30.

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Image: Protesters block a street near government headquarters in Hong Kong

Protesters block a street near government headquarters in Hong Kong on Sept. 30.

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A pro-democracy demonstrator guards a bus covered with messages of support in Hong Kong on Sept. 30.

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A man is framed by a barricade made of metal gates and umbrellas in the central financial district on Sept. 30.

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Image: A man walks along an empty street near the central financial district in Hong Kong

A man walks along an empty street near the central financial district on Sept. 30.

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