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Hong Kong leader refuses to step down as protests continue

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Pro-democracy protesters chant slogans as they gather next to the central government offices in Hong Kong on Wednesday.

Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong continued today, as the territory's leader refused demands from protestors that he resign.

Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong continued today, as the territory's leader refused demands from protestors that he resign.

Hong Kong's chief executive, CY Leung, did offer to hold talks with the protestors in an effort to defuse a week of massive street demonstrations. The student leaders of the protest haven't yet responded to the offer.

McClatchy's Beijing bureau chief Stuart Leavenworth is in Hong Kong and joined Take Two for the latest on the protests.

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