By Dow Jones
The main organizer of the protests, Occupy Central, so named as it aims to paralyze the city's Central business district, said Thursday that the campaign's supporters will gather on Sunday outside the Hong Kong government's headquarters to mark the beginning of the long-term civil disobedience campaign.
Lai was under close scrutiny in recent weeks after local media revealed several leaked emails noting he has donated millions of Hong Kong dollars to pro-democracy politicians in Hong Kong including Mr. Lee.
Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have demanded a choice of candidates without Beijing's interference and had threatened mass protests in coming weeks if that demand isn't met.
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