Police in riot gear fire tear gas at Occupy Central protesters in Connaught Road Central, Admiralty. Yesterday was the first time gas had been deployed by Hong Kong police since 2005. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Police in riot gear fire tear gas at Occupy Central protesters in Connaught Road Central, Admiralty. Yesterday was the first time gas had been deployed by Hong Kong police since 2005. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

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Police in riot gear fire tear gas at Occupy Central protesters in Connaught Road Central, Admiralty. Yesterday was the first time gas had been deployed by Hong Kong police since 2005. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Police in riot gear fire tear gas at Occupy Central protesters in Connaught Road Central, Admiralty. Yesterday was the first time gas had been deployed by Hong Kong police since 2005. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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