Hong Kong protest founders to 'surrender', urge students to retreat

December 2, 2014 8:54 AM

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

The announcement came after hundreds of pro-democracy protesters clashed with police late Sunday, leaving dozens injured in one of the worst nights of violence since rallies began over two months ago.

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