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Hong Kong protesters set deadline for government

Pro-democracy protesters flash lights outside the Hong Kong government headquarters, on the second day of the mass civil disobedience campaign Occupy Hong Kong on Monday. Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong said they would continue their occupation of key parts of the metropolis, despite warnings from officials to clear out after a night of police using pepper spray and tear gas to try to disperse the crowds. The stand-off has come to a head after a week of students boycotting classes to demand democracy. ALEX HOFFORD / EPA

Pro-democracy protesters flash lights outside the Hong Kong government headquarters, on the second day of the mass civil disobedience campaign Occupy Hong Kong on Monday. Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong said they would continue their occupation of key parts of the metropolis, despite warnings from officials to clear out after a night of police using pepper spray and tear gas to try to disperse the crowds. The stand-off has come to a head after a week of students boycotting classes to demand democracy.

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