Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong, calling for the city's embattled leader to quit and demanding greater democracy 15 years after it returned to Chinese rule.
Protestors march in Hong Kong during a demonstration against the city's leader Leung Chung-ying on January 1, 2013. Tens of thousands took to the streets on January 1, calling for Leung to quit and demanding greater democracy 15 years after it returned to Chinese rule.
Organisers of two New Year's Day processions against Beijing-backed chief executive Leung Chun-ying claimed a combined turnout of 140,000, while the police put the figure at 28,500.
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