The three founders of Hong Kong‘s “Occupy” Movement surrendered to authorities Wednesday. The move comes after several activists were wounded in Admiralty after trying to surround government headquarters. Those who oppose the movement said they see this as a “sign that the civil disobedience campaign is running out of steam.”
Jimmy Lai, pro-democracy media mogul, speaking of the protesters, told reporters, “If it keeps dragging on, it will wear down their willpower, which is exactly what Beijing wants.”
Police said 24 others ranging in age from 33-82 have come forward to publicly surrender as well.