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HONG KONG, HONG KONG SAR, CHINA - OCTOBER 02: A protestor in front of a wall, nicknamed the 'John Lennon' wall, where demonstrators leave hundreds of messages on the Government buildings in Admirality, Hong Kong, on October 2, 2014. The 'Umbrella revolution' or 'Occupy Central' is a civil disobedience movement that began in response to China's decision to allow only Beijing-vetted candidates to stand in the city's 2017 election for the top civil position of chief executive. Thousands of pro-democracy supporters are calling for open elections and the resignation of Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying. (Photo by Lucas Schifres/Getty Images)