Pro-democracy lawmaker Leung Kwok Hung, nicknamed Long Hair, is expelled by security guards during a briefing session on Sept. 1, 2014 as he and other pan-democracy legislators protest against Beijing's rejection of demands for the right to freely choose Hong Kong's next leader in 2017.

Hong Kong Activists Vow Further Action After China's 'Fake Election' Plan

Officials say no-one who opposes Beijing can be considered as a candidate, while politicians say no real choice is being offered.