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Police arrest anti-government protesters at Hong Kong Polytechnic University on Monday. Pro-democracy protesters organized a general strike last week as demonstrations in Hong Kong stretched into their sixth month. Laurel Chor/Getty Images hide caption

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Hong Kong Protesters In Tense Standoff With Police At Polytechnic University Campus

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A protester is detained in Hong Kong on Monday. Hong Kong is in the sixth month of protests that began in June over a proposed extradition law and have grown to include other grievances. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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Students of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology take part in a march toward the school president's lodge Friday, following the death of a student injured during clashes between police and protesters a few days ago. Philip Fong/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong addresses the media during a news conference in Berlin last month. Wong on Tuesday said Hong Kong authorities have disqualified him from upcoming local council elections. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, center, arrives amid protests as she prepares to deliver her policies at the chamber of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, on Wednesday. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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A protester in Hong Kong checks his phone for police activity during a protest against the government in Hong Kong's New Territories, in August. Aidan Marzo/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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A woman wearing a face mask with the characters meaning "conscience" takes part in a protest against a government ban on protesters wearing face masks in Hong Kong on Friday. Nicolas Asfouri/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Police try to stop a protester in the street in the Wanchai area in Hong Kong on Oct. 1, as the city observes the National Day holiday to mark the 70th anniversary of communist China's founding. Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Riot police arrive after protesters vandalized property in Hong Kong on Sunday. Riot police fired tear gas Sunday after a large crowd of protesters at a Hong Kong shopping district ignored warnings to disperse in a second straight day of clashes, sparking fears of more violence ahead of China's National Day. Vincent Yu/AP hide caption

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