Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohamad said here Friday that Occupy Central Movement is not democracy.
Transport associations in Hong Kong say they will seek arrest warrants against protesters on Friday, as they seek to put teeth into a High Court order to clear roads as the protesters continued to defy decrees for a third day.
Clashes continued in Hong Kong on Wednesday as demonstrators ignored a court order to vacate protest sites.
Leaders of the Chinese community in Britain on Monday called on protesters in Hong Kong to stop the Occupy Central movement and let things return to normal.
The central leadership has its constitutional rights and responsibilities regarding the political structure of Hong Kong, the city's chief secretary told a group of students on Tuesday who have initiated illegal protests that have blocked streets for three weeks.
Present at the meeting are five Hong Kong government officials and five students representing a student organization taking part in a 23-day-long Occupy Central movement.
Hong Kong's High Court in ordered protesters to clear roads at an illegal assembly site in Mong Kok - the demonstrators' only remaining protest site in Kowloon.
A tracking poll showed 68 percent of Hong Kong people are against the illegal assemblies that halted traffic on thoroughfares as approval for authorities and police is rising.
A tracking poll showed approval for authorities and police is rising in Hong Kong as protesters are losing sympathy with the wider public.
Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung said on Sunday that China's central authorities are fully aware of Hong Kong's situation and have expressed confidence in him and the Hong Kong government to tackle the Occupy Central movement.
Visiting Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi has reaffirmed that the affairs of Hong Kong fall within China's domestic affairs, in which no countries have the right to interfere.
Police condemned attempts by protesters to charge police cordon lines, saying such acts undermine public order and threaten the safety of everybody.