Despite an official ban, thousands of people march from Causeway Bay to the center of town. Police use tear gas to disperse the protestors.
Protests continue nationwide and an intensive civil disobedience movement begins in cities across the country, as pressure mounts on the military to transfer power back to civilian leaders. Police use tear gas to disperse the crowds.
Thousands of Iraqis take to the streets in Baghdad and major southern cities, including Basra and Najaf, to both mark the anniversary of the protests and renew calls to end corruption. Security forces in central Baghdad threw tear gas to prevent marchers from crossing strategic bridges, injuring at least six, and around 43 officers were injured after protesters threw Molotov cocktails at them.
As the situation worsens with clashes in the central financial district, police say violence is bringing the city to the "brink of total breakdown". Large-scale protests continue near the City University of Hong Kong, Chinese University of Hong Kong, and other districts including Central and Tai Po.