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A person sits beneath an umbrella (the emblem of the protest) as Admiralty, Hong Kong's main business district, continues to be brought to a standstill by mass crowds of pro-democracy student protesters and ordinary Hong Kong citizens. 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.