The pro-democracy demonstration in Hong Kong continues to grow, with tens of thousands joining the continuous rally now going on for more than three days.
Riot police and tear gas did nothing to thwart the crowds from forming. The government has rightly withdrawn the police and the demonstrations so far have continued peacefully. The police use of tear gas did nothing to dispel the crowds and probably caused more protestors to join in.
Not to my surprise, the demonstrators are made up of principally young people and students. Their demands are not complex–fair elections, so they can decide their own future.
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