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Government urges people gathering in Mong Kok to leave

     As a large number of people opposing the "Occupy Central" movement are surrounding dozens of supporters of the "Occupy Central" movement, resulting in chaotic scenes, the Government this evening (October 3) urged both sides to stay calm. People in support of the "Occupy Central" movement, for the sake of their own safety, are also urged to act on the Police's advice and to leave as soon as possible with the Police's protection. People opposing the "Occupy Central" movement are also urged to co-operate.

     The Government called on organisers of the "Occupy Central" movement and other supportive organisations involved to persuade protesters who are still gathering at various locations on Hong Kong Island and in Kowloon to disperse as soon as possible.

     The performance of the police officers at the scene demonstrates that the Police have not held, and will not hold in future, a political stance or motive in enforcement actions in regard to the "Occupy Central" movement and other incidents.

Ends/Friday, October 3, 2014
Issued at HKT 20:23


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