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Thousands march against Hong Kong's leader

A protester gestures during a protest urging Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to step down, on a street in Hong Kong's shopping Causeway Bay district January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A protester gestures during a protest urging Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to step down, on a street in Hong Kong's shopping Causeway Bay district January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A protester gestures during a protest urging Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to step down, on a street in Hong Kong's shopping Causeway Bay district January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A protester dressed as a cultural revolution red guard wearing a wolf mask gestures during a protest urging Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to step down in Hong Kong January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A protester dressed as a cultural revolution red guard wearing a wolf mask gestures during a protest urging Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to step down in Hong Kong January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A protester dressed as a cultural revolution red guard wearing a wolf mask gestures during a protest urging Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to step down in Hong Kong January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A protester holds up a sign depicting a parody of Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying during a protest urging for Leung to step down, on a street in Hong Kong's shopping Causeway Bay district January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A protester holds up a sign depicting a parody of Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying during a protest urging for Leung to step down, on a street in Hong Kong's shopping Causeway Bay district January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A protester holds up a sign depicting a parody of Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying during a protest urging for Leung to step down, on a street in Hong Kong's shopping Causeway Bay district January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A protester dresses as a cultural revolution red guard wearing a wolf mask during a protest urging Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to step down in Hong Kong January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A protester dresses as a cultural revolution red guard wearing a wolf mask during a protest urging Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to step down in Hong Kong January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A protester dresses as a cultural revolution red guard wearing a wolf mask during a protest urging Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to step down in Hong Kong January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Protesters use feather dusters to hit a comic representation of Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying during a protest urging for Leung to step down in Hong Kong January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Protesters use feather dusters to hit a comic representation of Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying during a protest urging for Leung to step down in Hong Kong January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Protesters use feather dusters to hit a comic representation of Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying during a protest urging for Leung to step down in Hong Kong January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Thousands of protesters demonstrate on a street in Hong Kong's shopping Causeway Bay district urging for Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to step down January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Thousands of protesters demonstrate on a street in Hong Kong's shopping Causeway Bay district urging for Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to step down January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Thousands of protesters demonstrate on a street in Hong Kong's shopping Causeway Bay district urging for Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to step down January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Thousands of protesters demonstrate on a street in Hong Kong's shopping Causeway Bay urging Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to step down January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Thousands of protesters demonstrate on a street in Hong Kong's shopping Causeway Bay urging Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to step down January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Thousands of protesters demonstrate on a street in Hong Kong's shopping Causeway Bay urging Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to step down January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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