In pictures: Hong Kong protests

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Protesters display banners during a sit-in rally at the airport's arrival hall on Monday, August 12.

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Medics look after a woman who received a facial injury during clashes on Sunday, August 11.

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A pro-democracy protester is held by police outside the Tsim Sha Tsui police station on August 11.

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A "Lennon wall" featuring a raincoat is plastered with sticky notes on Saturday, August 10.

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Police fire tear gas at protesters during a demonstration in the Wong Tai Sin District on Monday, August 5.

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A train passenger gestures toward a protester, right, who was preventing the doors of a train from closing on August 5. The protester was trying to disrupt Hong Kong's morning rush-hour commute.

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A man lies down on an underground train during a protest on August 5.

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A man comforts his pregnant wife near a train platform after protesters blocked the train doors on August 5.

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A protester stands in tear gas during a confrontation with police in the early hours of Sunday, August 4.

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A Chinese flag floats in water after it was thrown by protesters during a demonstration on Saturday, August 3.

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A protester sprays paint on a wall on August 3.

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Members of Hong Kong's medical sector attend a protest in Edinburgh Place on Friday, August 2.

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The emblem on the China Liaison Office is protected by plexiglass during a demonstration on Sunday, July 28.

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A protester flees from baton-wielding police in the Yuen Long district of Hong Kong on Saturday, July 27.

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A protester looks through umbrellas during the clashes with police on July 27.

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Travelers watch as protesters rally at Hong Kong's international airport on Friday, July 26.

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People paste Post-it notes on a demonstrator in the Hong Kong airport.

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Protesters clash with police on Sunday, July 21.

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Police fire tear gas at protesters during a march on July 21.

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Medical workers help a protester affected by tear gas on July 21.

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An egg thrown by a protester hits the emblem on the China Liaison Office on July 21.

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The office of pro-Beijing lawmaker Junius Ho was trashed by protesters in Hong Kong's Tsuen Wan district.

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A protester covers a security camera outside the Chinese government's liaison office in Hong Kong.

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Protesters gather for a demonstration on July 21.

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Police officers use pepper spray to disperse protesters after a rally in the Sheung Shui district on Saturday, July 13.

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A demonstrator sprays paint inside a chamber at Hong Kong's Legislative Council building, where protesters forced their way in on Monday, July 1.

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The meeting hall of the Legislative Council is taken over by demonstrators on July 1.

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A protester uses a megaphone to speak to other protesters inside the Legislative Council building.

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Protesters stream into the Legislative Council building.

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A protester smashes a window of the Legislative Council building.

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Protesters holding umbrellas face off with police officers wearing anti-riot gear on July 1.

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Police standing inside the Hong Kong government headquarters look through broken glass as protesters try to smash their way into the building on July 1.

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Columns of sunlight are cast on a crowd during the march on July 1.

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Helicopters carrying the flags of China and Hong Kong fly over demonstrators on July 1.

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Pro-democracy lawmaker Roy Kwong rallies demonstrators with a megaphone on July 1.

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A protester holds up a placard as thousands flood the streets of Hong Kong on July 1.

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A police officer uses pepper spray during a clash with protesters on July 1.

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Protesters face police on July 1.

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Protesters remove their shirts after being pepper-sprayed by police.

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A protester wearing a T-shirt with the word "revolution" walks past an inscription on a road that reads "Long Live HK."

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Police detain protesters near the government headquarters in Hong Kong on July 1.

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An overhead view shows thousands of protesters marching through a Hong Kong street on Sunday, June 16.

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A protester returns a tear-gas canister fired by police during clashes outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong on Wednesday, June 12.

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Rubber bullets, pepper spray and hand-thrown tear gas were used to push back protesters who had occupied the city's main thoroughfare and other roads near the government headquarters on June 12, Hong Kong Police Commissioner Steven Lo Wai-chung said.

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Protesters run after police fired tear gas on June 12.

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A police officer reacts to an umbrella that was thrown near the Legislative Council building on June 12.

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Police officers use a water cannon on a protester near the government headquarters.

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A protester reacts as she is grabbed by police on June 12.

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Protesters face off with police during the rally on June 12.

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A protester rests during the demonstration on June 12. Protesters began arriving the night before.

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By the morning of June 12, tens of thousands of mainly young people had arrived in the area, blocking streets and bringing central Hong Kong to a standstill.

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Protesters block major roads near the Legislative Council and government headquarters. Hundreds of businesses, parents and teachers called for a boycott of work and school to show their opposition to the extradition bill.

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A demonstrator holds a sign during the June 12 rally.

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Police officers charge toward protesters during clashes on Monday, June 10. It was a continuation of protests that started the day before.

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A police camera films the rally on Sunday, June 9.

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Protesters hold pictures of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on June 9.

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Protesters on June 9 waved placards and wore white -- the designated color of the rally. "Hong Kong, never give up!" some chanted.

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A crowd fills a Hong Kong street on June 9.

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Students wear chains during a demonstration on Saturday, June 8.

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