Students repeat calls for the repeal of the August 31 political whitepaper and also request meeting with Chinese premier Li Keqiang if the HKSAR government is unable to agree to the students.
Some pan-democrats say that they will veto Beijing's 2017 reform plan in the Legislative Council.
Student leader Alex Chow sympathises that in 1 month of the movement, protesters have just received a flat 'no' from government.
Occupy organiser Benny Tai says that after 1 month it is time to reflect on outcomes and talk about the future.
Critics of the Occupy movement have seized on reports of an anonymous 1.3 million donation made to the University of Hong Kong via Benny Tai.
Pro-democracy supporters have organised and are now taking part in a 102km "Umbrella Ultra" marathon around Hong Kong.
James Tien Pei-chun has been forced to step down as leader of the pro-Beijing Liberal Party after calling for Leung Chun-ying's resignation.
Jasper TsangYok-sing, president of the Hong Kong Legislative Council has said that the Occupy protest may be clear with force and that the movement has no 'foreign backing' as well as that Beijing will never yield to the protesters demands.
The 'I want genuine universal suffrage' (Lion Rock) banner and pictures of Chinese president Xi Jin Ping holding an umbrella have become popular street memes throughout Hong Kong.
The protest sites remain generally peaceful with a handful of anti-Occupy protesters also on site.
Runners' course in the Umbrella Ultra Marathon in Hong Kong. Source: @pixable/Twitter