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2 October 2014 Last updated at 13:11 ET

Tension at HK government offices

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong surround key government buildings, as police warn they will "decisively uphold the law".

Woman writes a sign supporting Hong Kong at a protest in Stockholm, Sweden (1 Oct 2014)Did China go back on its promises?

Hong Kong's protesters say they were guaranteed universal suffrage in the 1997 handover, but there is intense debate over whether China really has violated the letter of the law.

CY Leung, Hong Kong's chief executive, speaks during a news conferenceChina media: CY Leung

Mainland media back Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung, saying he has Beijing's full support.

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