|Some 2,000 people gathered in Admiralty to watch the live debates on TV|
I missed the first hour, commuting from work to Admiralty, where it was jam-packed with people, mostly standing and listening intently.
Federation of Students' Alex Chow said after the debates they prepared all last night with some 20 lawyers and academics helping them.
|Students on one side... who on the other?|
The law student's other points were that the government has a responsibility to initiate electoral reform decision instead of anticipating the central government's decision, and that the government has given up its right to fight Beijing for democracy.
A lot of people left Admiralty as soon as the protests were over, but the solidarity was there. Will the crowds continue to hang out in the protest sites remain to be seen, but the students definitely made Hong Kong people proud -- they were speaking out their frustrations to the government directly, who should have been listening all along.