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Hong Kong's Occupy protest, one year on
02:12 - Source: CNN

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Thousands camped in major thoroughfares last year to demand democracy

Tents lined motorway near business district, students refused to leave

One year on, protest has disbanded though protesters say they'll fight on

CNN  — 

It was an unexpected outburst of violence that shocked Hong Kong and the world.

One year ago on Monday, police in riot gear moved in on peaceful pro-democracy protesters, using tear gas to disperse the crowds.