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A small contingent of Hong Kong Police attempt to calm the situation as antagonism between pro-democracy activists (camped out on a stretch of Nathan Road in Mongkok district, Kowloon) and a vocal mob of some local residents and pro-Beijing supporters grows as the protests continue. The 'Occupy Central' (or 'Occupy Central with Love and Peace') movement in Hong Kong has been organising events of civil disobedience, such as sit-ins on busy roads, to protest against the Chinese government's electoral policy for Hong Kong. The activist's main demand is that elections for the post of Chief Executive, due in 2017, be open to all candidates. However, the Beijing authorities have insisted that the candidates in the election will only be drawn from a pre-approved list.