By Sunday morning, momentum gained from the week-long student strike was fading. The students that remained continued to reinforce barricades they had erected around the roads leading to LegCo. Others faced police in front of Civic Square, which had been cleared after students occupied the closed forecourt.
First aiders, some of them medical students, were prepared.
Videos from day one of Occupy Central.
In one of the day’s most shocking clips, police are shown pepper spraying an elderly protester at point blank range – via James Griffiths:
The following video went viral and is currently trending on the front page of Reddit: