Occupy Central

British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in 1982.
Great Britain, China and Hong Kong continue to spar over the handover and the 1984 pact that set it up, the Sino-British Joint Declaration, but why is this so?
Pro-democracy protests have seen students take an active interest in Hong Kong politics.
The Occupy Central movement has seen a lot of people taking their learning and understanding of politics onto Hong Kong's streets
Alex Chow Yong-kang sees the lighter side of coping with public, family and political pressures at the HKFS office.
It's not just politicians who are piling the pressure on student leader Alex Chow Yong-kang - he's also getting it in the neck from his parents.
A woman walks with her dog in Causeway Bay, a shopping district currently occupied by protestors, in Hong Kong, on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.
Hong Kong democracy activists will hold a two-day referendum starting today to gauge protesters' response to government proposals to end the month-long street occupation
Saxophonist Kenny G (Left Third) picture with protesters at protest site in Admiralty.
After and "innocent walk around Hong Kong" Kenny G is in the middle of a crackdown on artists who don’t meet the Communist Party’s exacting ideological and aesthetic standards
Even with the protests, there are still lots of tourists waiting to catch the Star Ferry in Tsim Sha Tsui.
The Occupy Central movement has not affected the number of mainland tourists visiting Hong Kong.
Protesters  study during a rally of the ongoing Occupy Central movement in Admiralty.
Let's face it, Occupy Central was never purely about a public nomination for chief executive. It's about the young versus the middle-aged, the average man against the elite - class warfare, almost.
Protesters watching the talk between HKFS and government officials live in Admiralty on Tuesday night.
Government officials talked to student leaders on Tuesday night. Young Post has gathered a panel of experienced adjudicators to give their opinions on who would have won if the talks had been a formal debate.
Pro-democracy protesters scuffle with riot policeman during an Occupy Central demonstration in Mong Kok on October 18, 2014
Police clashed with protesters early on Sunday, with the government saying 20 people were injured. It was the fourth night of violence after nearly three weeks of largely peaceful pro-democracy rallies.
Social media has changed the way we view the world drastically. Facebook is said to convey stories that touch the heart; Twitter the numbers that matter. Yet more importantly, it has changed the way social activism and grassroots movements take place.