A protester holds an inverted umbrella during scuffles with the police in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong, on November 25, 2014, the night before the Mong Kok protest site was cleared by the authorities. Pro-democracy demonstrators blocked major thoroughfares and roads of the city for just over two months, calling for universal suffrage in 2017 with the right to elect the city's own chief executive-- without Beijing's pre-approval of candidates-- a demand that remains rejected by Beijing. 
       
     
       
     
 Protestors attempt to cross a barricade during a violent night of scuffles with the police in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, in the early hours of December 1, 2014. Protestors attempted to retake and occupy a major road that had earlier been cleared by the police weeks earlier. 
       
     
 A protestor is sprayed with pepper spray during a violent night of scuffles with the police in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, in the early hours of December 1, 2014. Protestors attempted to retake and occupy a major road that had earlier been cleared by the police weeks earlier. 
       
     
 Protestors gather near Lung Wo Road, outside government offices, where several of the demonstrators caused a commotion by attempting to occupy another section of the road, which would have completely halted all traffic and disrupted a main artery connecting east and west Hong Kong, October 3, 2014. 
       
     
 Policemen, gathered in a courtyard of the Legislative Council Offices, are seen through yellow ribbons tied to the gate by pro-democracy protestors on October 6, 2014, in Admiralty, Hong Kong. 
       
     
 A pro-democracy protestor stands amidst a sea of tents on Harcourt Road, a major thoroughfare, over a month in to protests calling for universal suffrage in 2017 with the right to elect the city's own chief executive-- without Beijing's pre-approval of candidates-- a demand that remains rejected by Beijing. 
       
     
 Alleged anti-protestors are surrounded by policemen as they attempt to calm a situation between them and the pro-democracy protestors on the streets of Mong Kok who had earlier been attacked by pro-Beijing mobs. Hong Kong, October 4, 2014. 
       
     
 Students gather under makeshift tents to study and read during a protest sit in, in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, on October 4, 2014. 
       
     
 A protester is accosted by the police after being beaten with a baton following a violent night of scuffles with the police in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, in the early hours of December 1, 2014. Protestors attempted to retake and occupy a major road that had earlier been cleared by the police weeks earlier.    
       
     
 Protesters look back at approaching police, following a violent night of scuffles with them in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, in the early hours of December 1, 2014. Protesters attempted to retake and occupy a major road that had earlier been cleared by the police weeks earlier. 
       
     
 Hong Kong Police attempt to repel pro-democracy protestors from entering the Legislative Council Office in Admiralty, Hong Kong, on November 30, 2014. 
       
     
 Students gather in a make-shift 'social services tent', where psychological support is offered to the mostly student protestors in Admiralty, Hong Kong, in the early hours of October 5, 2014. Fearing that many of the events could have lasting psychological impacts on their fellow students, activists decided to set up a place where counseling is offered. 
       
     
 Protesters sit and sleep near a large poster with the words 'Democracy' on it in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, on October 5, 2014, a week after thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in the heart of the city demanding the right to elect the Chief Executive.     
       
     
 17-year-old activist Joshua Wong, founder of the group Scholarism and credited with starting the campaign of civil disobedience to advocate for universal suffrage in Hong Kong, speaks to protestors during a tense night outside the Chief Executive's office in the early hours of October 3, 2014. 
       
     
 Protestors catch whatever sleep they can get during a violent night of scuffles with the police in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, in the early hours of December 1, 2014. Protestors attempted to retake and occupy a major road that had earlier been cleared by the police weeks earlier.    
       
     
 Protestors camp out in the roads of Admiralty district of Hong Kong, in the early hours of October 5, 2014, with umbrellas and pro-democracy posters written in various languages behind them.       
       
     
 Protesters chant slogans calling for universal suffrage, during a night of confrontation with the police in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong, on November 25, 2014.    
       
     
 A tarp and tents are seen in one section of the main protest site in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, on November 16, 2014. 
       
     
 A first aid post nestled next to an arts center remains open throughout the night in Wan Chai, Hong Kong, in the early hours of October 3, 2014. Protestors have been praised for the orderly nature of the pro-democracy demonstrations, where trash is taken out every day, the streets are relatively clean, and supplies such as first aid kits, food, and water, are brought in. 
       
     
 A protestor sleeps in a makeshift tent in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong, on November 25, 2014. 
       
     
 Protesters clash with the police during a night of confrontation in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong, on November 25, 2014. 
       
     
 Protestors watch as police attempt to disperse crowds outside a hospital during impromptu protests near Mong Kok, Hong Kong, on November 29, 2014.    
       
     
 A protester holds an inverted umbrella during scuffles with the police in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong, on November 25, 2014, the night before the Mong Kok protest site was cleared by the authorities. Pro-democracy demonstrators blocked major thoroughfares and roads of the city for just over two months, calling for universal suffrage in 2017 with the right to elect the city's own chief executive-- without Beijing's pre-approval of candidates-- a demand that remains rejected by Beijing. 
       
     

A protester holds an inverted umbrella during scuffles with the police in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong, on November 25, 2014, the night before the Mong Kok protest site was cleared by the authorities. Pro-democracy demonstrators blocked major thoroughfares and roads of the city for just over two months, calling for universal suffrage in 2017 with the right to elect the city's own chief executive-- without Beijing's pre-approval of candidates-- a demand that remains rejected by Beijing. 

       
     
 Protestors attempt to cross a barricade during a violent night of scuffles with the police in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, in the early hours of December 1, 2014. Protestors attempted to retake and occupy a major road that had earlier been cleared by the police weeks earlier. 
       
     

Protestors attempt to cross a barricade during a violent night of scuffles with the police in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, in the early hours of December 1, 2014. Protestors attempted to retake and occupy a major road that had earlier been cleared by the police weeks earlier. 

 A protestor is sprayed with pepper spray during a violent night of scuffles with the police in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, in the early hours of December 1, 2014. Protestors attempted to retake and occupy a major road that had earlier been cleared by the police weeks earlier. 
       
     

A protestor is sprayed with pepper spray during a violent night of scuffles with the police in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, in the early hours of December 1, 2014. Protestors attempted to retake and occupy a major road that had earlier been cleared by the police weeks earlier. 

 Protestors gather near Lung Wo Road, outside government offices, where several of the demonstrators caused a commotion by attempting to occupy another section of the road, which would have completely halted all traffic and disrupted a main artery connecting east and west Hong Kong, October 3, 2014. 
       
     

Protestors gather near Lung Wo Road, outside government offices, where several of the demonstrators caused a commotion by attempting to occupy another section of the road, which would have completely halted all traffic and disrupted a main artery connecting east and west Hong Kong, October 3, 2014. 

 Policemen, gathered in a courtyard of the Legislative Council Offices, are seen through yellow ribbons tied to the gate by pro-democracy protestors on October 6, 2014, in Admiralty, Hong Kong. 
       
     

Policemen, gathered in a courtyard of the Legislative Council Offices, are seen through yellow ribbons tied to the gate by pro-democracy protestors on October 6, 2014, in Admiralty, Hong Kong. 

 A pro-democracy protestor stands amidst a sea of tents on Harcourt Road, a major thoroughfare, over a month in to protests calling for universal suffrage in 2017 with the right to elect the city's own chief executive-- without Beijing's pre-approval of candidates-- a demand that remains rejected by Beijing. 
       
     

A pro-democracy protestor stands amidst a sea of tents on Harcourt Road, a major thoroughfare, over a month in to protests calling for universal suffrage in 2017 with the right to elect the city's own chief executive-- without Beijing's pre-approval of candidates-- a demand that remains rejected by Beijing. 

 Alleged anti-protestors are surrounded by policemen as they attempt to calm a situation between them and the pro-democracy protestors on the streets of Mong Kok who had earlier been attacked by pro-Beijing mobs. Hong Kong, October 4, 2014. 
       
     

Alleged anti-protestors are surrounded by policemen as they attempt to calm a situation between them and the pro-democracy protestors on the streets of Mong Kok who had earlier been attacked by pro-Beijing mobs. Hong Kong, October 4, 2014. 

 Students gather under makeshift tents to study and read during a protest sit in, in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, on October 4, 2014. 
       
     

Students gather under makeshift tents to study and read during a protest sit in, in Mong Kok, Hong Kong, on October 4, 2014. 

 A protester is accosted by the police after being beaten with a baton following a violent night of scuffles with the police in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, in the early hours of December 1, 2014. Protestors attempted to retake and occupy a major road that had earlier been cleared by the police weeks earlier.    
       
     

A protester is accosted by the police after being beaten with a baton following a violent night of scuffles with the police in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, in the early hours of December 1, 2014. Protestors attempted to retake and occupy a major road that had earlier been cleared by the police weeks earlier. 

 

 Protesters look back at approaching police, following a violent night of scuffles with them in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, in the early hours of December 1, 2014. Protesters attempted to retake and occupy a major road that had earlier been cleared by the police weeks earlier. 
       
     

Protesters look back at approaching police, following a violent night of scuffles with them in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, in the early hours of December 1, 2014. Protesters attempted to retake and occupy a major road that had earlier been cleared by the police weeks earlier. 

 Hong Kong Police attempt to repel pro-democracy protestors from entering the Legislative Council Office in Admiralty, Hong Kong, on November 30, 2014. 
       
     

Hong Kong Police attempt to repel pro-democracy protestors from entering the Legislative Council Office in Admiralty, Hong Kong, on November 30, 2014. 

 Students gather in a make-shift 'social services tent', where psychological support is offered to the mostly student protestors in Admiralty, Hong Kong, in the early hours of October 5, 2014. Fearing that many of the events could have lasting psychological impacts on their fellow students, activists decided to set up a place where counseling is offered. 
       
     

Students gather in a make-shift 'social services tent', where psychological support is offered to the mostly student protestors in Admiralty, Hong Kong, in the early hours of October 5, 2014. Fearing that many of the events could have lasting psychological impacts on their fellow students, activists decided to set up a place where counseling is offered. 

 Protesters sit and sleep near a large poster with the words 'Democracy' on it in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, on October 5, 2014, a week after thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in the heart of the city demanding the right to elect the Chief Executive.     
       
     

Protesters sit and sleep near a large poster with the words 'Democracy' on it in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, on October 5, 2014, a week after thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in the heart of the city demanding the right to elect the Chief Executive.  

 

 17-year-old activist Joshua Wong, founder of the group Scholarism and credited with starting the campaign of civil disobedience to advocate for universal suffrage in Hong Kong, speaks to protestors during a tense night outside the Chief Executive's office in the early hours of October 3, 2014. 
       
     

17-year-old activist Joshua Wong, founder of the group Scholarism and credited with starting the campaign of civil disobedience to advocate for universal suffrage in Hong Kong, speaks to protestors during a tense night outside the Chief Executive's office in the early hours of October 3, 2014. 

 Protestors catch whatever sleep they can get during a violent night of scuffles with the police in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, in the early hours of December 1, 2014. Protestors attempted to retake and occupy a major road that had earlier been cleared by the police weeks earlier.    
       
     

Protestors catch whatever sleep they can get during a violent night of scuffles with the police in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, in the early hours of December 1, 2014. Protestors attempted to retake and occupy a major road that had earlier been cleared by the police weeks earlier. 

 

 Protestors camp out in the roads of Admiralty district of Hong Kong, in the early hours of October 5, 2014, with umbrellas and pro-democracy posters written in various languages behind them.       
       
     

Protestors camp out in the roads of Admiralty district of Hong Kong, in the early hours of October 5, 2014, with umbrellas and pro-democracy posters written in various languages behind them. 

 

 

 Protesters chant slogans calling for universal suffrage, during a night of confrontation with the police in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong, on November 25, 2014.    
       
     

Protesters chant slogans calling for universal suffrage, during a night of confrontation with the police in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong, on November 25, 2014. 

 

 A tarp and tents are seen in one section of the main protest site in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, on November 16, 2014. 
       
     

A tarp and tents are seen in one section of the main protest site in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, on November 16, 2014. 

 A first aid post nestled next to an arts center remains open throughout the night in Wan Chai, Hong Kong, in the early hours of October 3, 2014. Protestors have been praised for the orderly nature of the pro-democracy demonstrations, where trash is taken out every day, the streets are relatively clean, and supplies such as first aid kits, food, and water, are brought in. 
       
     

A first aid post nestled next to an arts center remains open throughout the night in Wan Chai, Hong Kong, in the early hours of October 3, 2014. Protestors have been praised for the orderly nature of the pro-democracy demonstrations, where trash is taken out every day, the streets are relatively clean, and supplies such as first aid kits, food, and water, are brought in. 

 A protestor sleeps in a makeshift tent in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong, on November 25, 2014. 
       
     

A protestor sleeps in a makeshift tent in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong, on November 25, 2014. 

 Protesters clash with the police during a night of confrontation in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong, on November 25, 2014. 
       
     

Protesters clash with the police during a night of confrontation in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong, on November 25, 2014. 

 Protestors watch as police attempt to disperse crowds outside a hospital during impromptu protests near Mong Kok, Hong Kong, on November 29, 2014.    
       
     

Protestors watch as police attempt to disperse crowds outside a hospital during impromptu protests near Mong Kok, Hong Kong, on November 29, 2014.