Schools, transport links and businesses close amid rising clashes in the city.
With a record 71% turnout, the pro-democracy camp wins 333 of 452 seats up for election. Jimmy Sham, one of the leaders of the protest, won in his electorate while major pro-Beijing leader Junius Ho lost in his.
The Hong Kong High Court denies the lift of a travel ban imposed on pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong, who was scheduled to travel to the United Kingdom to receive a human rights award from the two houses of the British Parliament. The judge cites the risk of absconding and says he can remain in the city to help restore peace.
Police seal off and trap hundreds of students and protesters inside Hong Kong Polytechnic University amid fears of a crackdown. After a police officer is injured, security forces threaten to fire live bullets if protesters do not give up lethal weapons.