Hong Kong’s ‘Occupy’ Protest Founders Are Surrendering And C…

hong kongREUTERS/Damir Sagolj Pro-democracy protesters on their barricade as several anti-Occupy protesters came close at Mongkok shopping district in Hong Kong on Oct. 24.

The three original founders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy Occupy movement tearfully announced Tuesday they would “surrender” by turning themselves into police and urged protesters still on the streets to retreat.

“As we prepare to surrender, we three urge the students to retreat — to put down deep roots in the community and transform the movement,” Occupy Central leader Benny Tai said.

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