Demonstrators show solidarity with the protests in Hong Kong as they gather outside the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in central London on October 19, 2014.  The protesters nin Hong Kong are demanding the right to nominate who can run for election as the former British colony's next leader in 2017. China's Communist authorities insist that only pre-approved candidates will be able to run, which activists dismiss as "fake democracy".  AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL

Demonstrators show solidarity with the protests in Hong Kong as they gather outside the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in central London on October 19, 2014.  The protesters nin Hong Kong are demanding the right to nominate who can run for election as the former British colony's next leader in 2017. China's Communist authorities insist that only pre-approved candidates will be able to run, which activists dismiss as "fake democracy".  AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL

Demonstrators show solidarity with the protests in Hong Kong as they gather outside the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in central London on October 19, 2014.  The protesters nin Hong Kong are demanding the right to nominate who can run for election as the former British colony's next leader in 2017. China's Communist authorities insist that only pre-approved candidates will be able to run, which activists dismiss as "fake democracy".  AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL

Demonstrators show solidarity with the protests in Hong Kong as they gather outside the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in central London on October 19, 2014.  The protesters nin Hong Kong are demanding the right to nominate who can run for election as the former British colony's next leader in 2017. China's Communist authorities insist that only pre-approved candidates will be able to run, which activists dismiss as "fake democracy".  AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL