The last remaining pro-democracy, anti-government protesters are still holed up in Hong Kong's Polytechnic University. By late Tuesday evening, police said that around 800 people had left the sealed-off campus which for the last 10 days has become the site of one of the most intense confrontations between the demonstrators and police since protests began five months ago. But dozens of people were still holding out inside the campus early Wednesday waiting for the government to meet their demands, which appears unlikely to happen. Meanwhile, police are still surrounding the campus and waiting for the remaining protesters to emerge. Since the police siege of the university began Sunday, more than 1,000 people were arrested — including those who mounted daring escape attempts — and hundreds have been treated at hospitals for injury.
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