Eric Rechsteiner

Hong Kong, China

Supporters of the pro-democracy movement watching talks between the government and student leaders being broadcast on large screens in Admiralty, one of the sites occupied by students. The 'Occupy Central' (or 'Occupy Central with Love and Peace') movement in Hong Kong has been organising events of civil disobedience, such as sit-ins on busy roads, to protest against the Chinese government's electoral policy for Hong Kong. The activist's main demand is that elections for the post of Chief Executive, due in 2017, be open to all candidates. However, the Beijing authorities have insisted that the candidates in the election will only be drawn from a pre-approved list.

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