The crowd surrounded and occupied the Hong Kong Legislative Council over China extradition bill but some have begun to spread out and dissipate as police threaten to clear the area.

Iran Press/Asia: The crowd has surrounded and occupied the Hong Kong Legislative Council over China extradition bill but some have begun to spread out and dissipate as police threaten to clear the area.

From the center of Hong Kong's occupied government, protesters have issued a list of demands, which they have called the "Admiralty Declaration," CNN reported.

Among their 10 demands are universal suffrage, the resignation of top officials associated with the extradition bill and an investigation into police brutality during the recent riots.

They have also called for all protesters who were arrested after the demonstrations on June 9 to be released and for the date to be made an official public holiday.

Among a core group of protesters, there is division over how to proceed.

Some are calling for the demonstrators to stay until midnight and then leave on their own terms. Others say that they've come this far and they should try to hold the building.

Meanwhile, police are gathering at the government headquarters and a large number of police vans have been seen driving towards the protest site.

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