* A student-led protest movement has joined forces with the larger Occupy Central
* Police have used tear gas and have ordered the crowds to disperse, saying the protest is illegal
* Protesters are angry at changes to Hong Kong’s political system which will allow direct elections but from a pool of candidates approved by Beijing
* Schools and banks in parts of central Hong Kong have been closed
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