1 Dec. 2014
Hong Kong, China
Riot police use a water cannon to disperse protesters during clashes outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong December 1, 2014. Hong Kong police baton-charged and pepper-sprayed thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators in the early hours of Monday who were trying to encircle government headquarters, defying orders to retreat after more than two months of protests.
REUTERS/Bobby Yip (CHINA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS EDUCATION CRIME LAW TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)