Children wearing yellow ribbons sit in front of donated bottled water on the fifth day of the mass civil disobedience campaign Occupy Hong Kong, in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, yesterday. Photograph: EPA/Dennis M Sabangan

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters wearing yellow ribbons gathered on the streets of downtown Hong Kong for a seventh day of their campaign push(...)

Protesters block the main street to the financial Central district outside of the government headquarters building in Hong Kong, today. Thousands of pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets of Hong Kong, ratcheting up pressure on the pro-Beijing government that has called the action illegal, with both sides marking uneasy National Day celebrations. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

A carnival atmosphere prevailed as thousands of pro-democracy protesters, wearing yellow ribbons, gathered on the streets of downtown Hong Kong for a (...)

Hong Kong protesters demonstrate on National Day 1:43

Over one thousand protesters demonstrate outside Hong Kong's government headquarters amid ceremonies commemorating National Day. Video: Reuters

A pro-democracy protester in Hong Kong today. Thousands of pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets early today, ratcheting up pressure on the pro-Beijing government that has called the action illegal, with both sides marking uneasy National Day celebrations. Photograph: Reuters 1:43

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets of Hong Kongtoday, some of them jeering National Day celebrations, as demonstrations spread(...)

 Student protesters chant pro-democracy slogans on the streets on Tuesday in Hong Kong. Thousands of pro democracy supporters continue to occupy the streets surrounding Hong Kong’s financial district. Photograph: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

In one of the more controversial scenes in the blockbuster film Transformers: Age of Extinction, Hong Kong policemen watch the chaos as giant cyborgs (...)

Protesters walk along a street as they block an area near the government headquarters building in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Photograph: Reuters

Wearing yellow ribbons, carrying umbrellas and sporting goggles against tear gas, tens of thousands of democracy demonstrators maintained their lockdo(...)

Eyewitness: Hong Kong protestors in for long haul 1:02

Beijing correspondent Clifford Coonan reports from on the ground in Hong Kong.

Defiant Hong Kong protesters continue democracy demonstration 1:24

Pro-democracy protesters gear up for another day of mass rallies in the heart of Hong Kong after a peaceful night. Video: Reuters

Demonstrators sleep on Connaught Road Central in  Hong Kong today.  Tens of thousands of protesters filled the streets through the night to press for open elections and the resignation of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying. Photograph: Jerome Favre/Bloomberg 1:02

Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters extended a blockade of Hong Kong streets today, stockpiling supplies and erecting makeshift barricades a(...)

Protesters hold up their mobile phones as they block the main street to the financial Central district, outside the government headquarters yesterday. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

Fresh waves of pro-democracy protesters swept into the heart of Hong Kong last night, as a leader of the civil disobedience movement urged them to ke(...)