As it happened: Hong Kong protests 30 September

Key points

  • Thousands of people again took to the streets of Hong Kong in a pro-democracy protest
  • The demonstrators are angry that Beijing's political reforms promised for 2017 will not guarantee them the right to freely elect their leaders
  • The crowds are demanding that Chief Executive CY Leung resign after police used tear gas and baton charges against protesters on Sunday
  • CY Leung has said the government will not change its policy and that the protests are illegal
  • China has warned foreign countries not to get involved and is closely censoring coverage on the mainland
  • All times in BST

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  • Tessa Wong 
  • Natalie Miller 
  • Lorna Hankin 
  • Anna Jones 

Last updated 30 September 2014

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