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In Pictures: Alex Ogle’s iconic shots of the 2014 Hong Kong Umbrella Movement, Part 1

The 79 day pro-democracy Umbrella Movement, as captured by AFP’s Alex Ogle. Click here for part two.

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Pro-democracy protesters rally near the government headquarters in Hong Kong on September 28, 2014. Photo: Alex Ogle/AFP.

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A woman holds a protest sign at a pro-democracy protest on Nathan Road. Photo: Alex Ogle/AFP.

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Pro-democracy activist and former legislator Martin Lee, wearing goggles and a mask to protect against pepper spray, talks to the media. Photo: Alex Ogle/AFP.

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September 29, 2014. Photo: Alex Ogle/AFP.

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Police officers hold their ground surrounded by pro-democracy protesters on a major road in the heart of Hong Kong near the government headquarters on September 28, 2014. Photo: Alex Ogle/AFP.

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Police officers face off with pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong on September 28, 2014. Photo: Alex Ogle/AFP.

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Pro-democracy protesters put their hands up in the air in front of the police in Hong Kong on September 28, 2014. Photo: Alex Ogle/AFP.

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A pro-democracy protester runs along a road after the police fired tear gas in Hong Kong on September 28, 2014. Photo: Alex Ogle/AFP.

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September 28, 2014. Photo: Alex Ogle/AFP.

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People sit next to an abandoned bus at a pro-democracy protest on Nathan Road, a major route through the heart of the Kowloon district of Hong Kong, on September 29, 2014. Photo: Alex Ogle/AFP.

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October 3, 2014. Photo: Alex Ogle/AFP.

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Photo: Alex Ogle/AFP.

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Photo: Alex Ogle/AFP.

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A girl in a school uniform urges people to write notes of support and their hopes for pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong on October 1, 2014. Photo: Alex Ogle/AFP.

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A woman and two girls walk past graffiti on a highway barricaded off to traffic by pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong on October 1, 2014. Photo: Alex Ogle/AFP.

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A man is held back by police as he screams at pro-democracy protesters to stop occupying an area of the Causeway Bay district of Hong Kong on October 3, 2014. Photo: Alex Ogle/AFP.

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A group of men in masks beat up a man (R) who tried to stop them from removing barricades from a pro-democracy protest area in the Causeway Bay district of Hong Kong on October 3, 2014. Photo: Alex Ogle/AFP.

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In Pictures: Alex Ogle's iconic shots of the 2014 Hong Kong Umbrella Movement, Part 1