Tens of thousands of protesters bracing for more violent clashes with police in Hong Kong. In defiance of the Chinese government, the demonstrators are blocking Hong Kong's major highways in historic political protests.
Police have fired tear gas and pepper spray in a crackdown, but demonstrators are not backing down. The pro-democracy protesters say Hong Kong should be allowed to elect its own leader.
CNN's Andrews Stevens has the latest from the main protest site in Hong Kong's financial district.
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