Hong Kong Occupy founders tell students to retreat amid fears of violence




 
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December 2nd, 2014  
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Topic: Hong Kong Occupy founders tell students to retreat amid fears of violence


By Michelle Chen and James Pomfret HONG KONG (Reuters) - The founders of Hong Kong's Occupy Central civil disobedience movement on Tuesday called on pro-democracy activists to retreat from the city center over fears of violence, just hours after a student leader had called on supporters to regroup. Protesters on the streets, while united in their calls for full democracy for the Chinese-ruled city, have been split over tactics since the demonstrations started in late September and the movement has lacked a clear leadership. ...




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