Occupy Central: what should happen next

Ahead of Friday's talks between students and the HK government, FinanceAsia asked protesters, organisers and opponents what the next move should be.

The student-led protests that brought tens of thousands to the streets of Hong Kong for nearly two weeks have paralysed transport links, slashed retail sales and caused violent confrontation.

However, they have also provoked intense debate in the city and highlighted stark divisions in society as to what is important for the city’s future.

On Wednesday night, Joshua Wong, leader of the Scholarism students movement, handed out leaflets in Wan Chai apologising for the disruption to transport, highlighting the sensitivity.

Meanwhile, 12 pan-democratic members of the legislative council were prevented from holding a meeting in government offices and instead addressed protesters...

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