Traffic resumes after the last Occupy protest site is cleared at a retail district in Hong Kong. The authorities arrested several pro-democracy activists on Monday as they cleared the last of three protest sites, marking the end of the demonstrations that have blocked the city’s streets for more than two months.
Posters showing the eyes of pro-democracy protesters are displayed in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong. Bailiffs and police are planning to take action at protest sites in the city, as pressure grows on demonstrators to leave, the government said.
A poster showing Hong Kong‘s Chief Executive C.Y. Leung is seen on a wall at the Occupy Central protest site in the Admiralty District in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. The protest site is full of artwork, changing daily as new pieces are put up across the walls outside Hong Kong’s Government Complex.
A pro-democracy protester sleeps on a stretch of Nathan Road blocked by activists during Occupy Hong Kong, the mass civil disobedience campaign in the Mongkok district. The government told the High Court it was prepared to arrest anyone who flouted injunctions requiring the clearance of areas occupied by protesters.
A wedding couple speak to police officers as they try to leave the area of a pro-democracy protest in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong. Dozens of police removed barricades from a second Hong Kong protest site, a day after a similar attempt at the city’s main occupied area largely backfired as demonstrators rebuilt and reinforced their defences.
A wall of post-it messages of support is seen near an occupied area in Hong Kong. Small knots of pro-democracy demonstrators remained on Hong Kong’s streets after protest leaders agreed to talks with the government
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