What’s next for Hong Kong’s protest movement

Global media coverage of petrol bombs, tear gas and street clashes in Hong Kong days before China wants to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China present Beijing with a major PR challenge.

Millions of anti-government protesters have taken to Hong Kong’s streets for more than three months, plunging the Chinese-ruled city into its biggest crisis in decades and posing a direct challenge to its political masters in Beijing.
Following are the key dates in Hong Kong’s protests movement and the most recent developments as reported by Reuters.