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Protest founders poised to surrender in Hong Kong

By Kahon Chan and Luis Liu in Hong Kong | China Daily | Updated: 2014-12-03 07:44

Two academics and a pastor who conceived the "Occupy Central" campaign in Hong Kong will turn themselves in today.

Legal experts in the city said the men may face multiple charges and imprisonment for five years if convicted.

Benny Tai Yiu-ting, a law professor at the University of Hong Kong, put forward the idea of an occupation protest in January 2013 to push the opposition's agenda on political reform.

Protest founders poised to surrender in Hong Kong

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