Hong Kong riot police fire warning shots in bloody street clashes

Riot police react as they charge protesters supporting illegal hawkers at Hong Kong’s Mongkok shopping district, China early February 9, 2016. Reuters/Liau Chung-ren

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Thousands of Hong Kongers march for democracy

Thousands of pro-democracy activists take part in a democracy march to Central, demanding for universal suffrage in Hong Kong Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. The march is the first large-scale demonstration since the Occupy Central protest ended last year as the government started a second round of public consultation on democratic reform. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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Hong Kong protesters, police clash; 40 arrested

Police officers throw a pro-democracy protester on the main road outside government headquarters in Hong Kong Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters faced off with Hong Kong police late Sunday, stepping up their movement for genuine democratic reforms after being camped out on the city’s streets for more than two months. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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Hong Kong police arrest protesters, 7 officers

Police officers stop the protesters blocking the road after police cleared barricades and tents in Mong Kok district of Hong Kong Wednesday Nov. 26, 2014. Police arrested key student leaders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests on Wednesday as they cleared barricades in one volatile district, throwing into doubt the future of a 2-month-old movement seeking free elections in the former British colony. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters fight running battles with police in the streets as they recapture territory held by cops

A pro-democracy protester who gave his name as Jackie waits at a hospital to be treated for a head injury sustained during clashes with police in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong

A pro-democracy protester who gave his name as Jackie waits at a hospital to be treated for a head injury sustained during clashes with police in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong police attack on activist sparks anger

Police officers push protesters out to a nearby park to clear the main roads outside government headquarters in Hong Kong’s Admiralty, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. Hundreds of Hong Kong police officers moved in early Wednesday to clear pro-democracy protesters out of a tunnel outside the city government headquarters in the latest escalation of tensions in a weekslong political crisis. Officers, many of them in riot gear and wielding pepper spray, tore down barricades and concrete slabs around the underpass. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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Angry crowd charges Hong Kong protest barricades

People wearing masks remove the metal barricades that protesters have set up to block off main roads near the heart of the city’s financial district, Hong Kong Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. An angry crowd tried to charge barricades used by pro-democracy protesters to occupy part of downtown Hong Kong as a standoff with authorities dragged into a third week. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

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Hong Kong’s leader warns protesters as tent city sprouts up

Occupy Central movement protesters sleep in tents as pro-democracy protesters block areas around the government headquarters building in Hong Kong early October 12, 2014. REUTERS-Tyrone Siu

Occupy Central movement protesters sleep in tents as pro-democracy protesters block areas around the government headquarters building in Hong Kong early October 12, 2014.       REUTERS-Tyrone Siu

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Pro-democracy protests expand in Hong Kong

Protesters gather at a main road in the financial central district after riot police use tear gas against them after thousands of people blocked the road in Hong Kong, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. Hong Kong police used tear gas on Sunday and warned of further measures as they tried to clear thousands of pro-democracy protesters gathered outside government headquarters in a challenge to Beijing over its decision to restrict democratic reforms for the city.                                   (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

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