Hong Kong leaders can be 'heroes' or 'villains,' say student protesters

Students met with Carrie Lam, Hong Kong's No. 2, in talks broadcast on big screens around the city. Ms. Lam said the government would pass on the grievances of the Occupy Central movement to Beijing.

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After nearly four weeks of mass pro-democracy protests that have captured world attention, the Hong Kong government Tuesday held the first face-to-face talks with student leaders of the “Umbrella Movement” – as the demonstrations are known.