Sunday's protest march was the first since mass demonstrations last year shone a spotlight on dissatisfaction among young voters in Hong Kong. Beijing insists on vetting candidates who stand for the city-state's top executive position.
The surprise appointment by African leaders indicates, some say, a support of the 90-year-old leader's misrule of Zimbabwe. Mugabe has been the country's President since it gained independence in 1980.
Britain's current Prime Minister David Cameron, began the remembrance events at a ceremony in parliament Friday, laying a wreath at a statue of Churchill, a man he described as 'a great Briton' who should never be forgotten.