• Hong Kong government officials line the right side of the table, Lingnan University president Leonard Cheng, center, and student leaders line the left side of the table as talks between Hong Kong officials and students begin, Oct. 21, 2014.
  • From left, Hong Kong's Chief Executive Office director Edward Yau, Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen, Chief Secretary for Administration Carrie Lam, Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Raymond Tam and Undersecretary for Constitutional and Ma
  • From left, Hong Kong Federation of Students' Council member Yvonne Leung, Council member Nathan Law, Secretary-general Alex Chow, Deputy Lester Shum, General Secretary Eason Chung attend a meeting with Senior Hong Kong government officials in Hong Kong, O
  • Pro-democracy protestors watch formal talks between student protest leaders and city officials on a video screen near the government headquarters in Hong Kong, Oct. 21, 2014.
  • Pro-democracy protestors watch formal talks between student protest leaders and city officials on a video screen near the government headquarters in Hong Kong, Oct. 21, 2014.
  • Pro-democracy protestors watch formal talks between student protest leaders and city officials on a video screen near the government headquarters in Hong Kong, Oct. 21, 2014.
  • Pro-democracy protestors applaud as they watch formal talks between student protest leaders and city officials on a video screen near the government headquarters in Hong Kong, Oct. 21, 2014.

Hong Kong Officials, Pro-democracy Protesters Meet - Tuesday, October 21

Published October 21, 2014

Hong Kong officials and student leaders held talks Tuesday to try to end pro-democracy protests that have gripped the southern Chinese city for more than three weeks, though chances of success are slim given the vast differences between the two sides.


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