Day 57 of the Umbrella Revolution/Movement in Hong Kong. (Sunday 23 November 2014)
An "Umbrella Community Day" has been held around Hong Kong with the Hong Kong Federation of Students, Scholarism, Occupy Central and pan-democratic groups aiming to spread the idea of the movement.
A small number of anti-Occupy protesters also attended the "Umbrella Community Day" stalls and some pro-democracy protesters were attacked with projectiles however no injuries were reported.
Pierre, a member of Civic Passion (radical political activist party) whom is suspected of charging at the Legislative Council on November 19 will be charged with damaging property. He is expected to be detained until the December 1, when he will be trialed at Eastern Magistrates' Courts.
The seven police officers involved in the 'dark corner incident' (beating of Ken Tsang) have still yet to be charged with any offences.
Robert Chow (pro-Beijing camp) has urged young protesters to retreat citing that they will be banned from China and that their job prospects are likely to be damaged in future.
The Occupy Central founders have told the media that they now intend to surrender to police on December 5. However Lester Shum, student leader with HKFS says that has no intention to do so at this stage.
Regina Ip, a pro-Beijing lawmaker has urged the protest leaders to surrender to police immediately as she claims they should set an example for other protesters.
A number of students at the Hong Kong College of Technology graduation ceremony have hoisted up yellow umbrellas during the presentation of certificates. Priscilla Lau, chairperson of the school board and also a National Peoples' Congress representative for Hong Kong, refused to give a student her certificate for opening an umbrella on stage.
Lester Shum, student protester leader explaining the Umbrella Movement and democracy to a member of the public. Picture Source: @jeffielam/Twitter