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Hong Kong teen protest leader ends hunger strike after 108 hours at his doctor's urging

FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2014 file photo, student leader Joshua Wong attends a news conference as he sits on a wheel chair during a hunger strike at the occupied area outside government headquarters in Hong Kong. The prominent teenage leader of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests ended his hunger strike Saturday, Dec. 6 after 4 1/2 days at his doctor's urging. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)

FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2014 file photo, student leader Joshua Wong attends a news conference as he sits on a wheel chair during a hunger strike at the occupied area outside government headquarters in Hong Kong. The prominent teenage leader of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests ended his hunger strike Saturday, Dec. 6 after 4 1/2 days at his doctor's urging. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)  (The Associated Press)

A prominent teenage leader of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests says he's ended his hunger strike after 4 1/2 days at his doctor's urging.

Joshua Wong said Saturday he stopped his hunger strike after 108 hours, leaving three other students still refusing food.

The decision by the protest's most prominent leader is the latest sign that the movement is running out of steam after more than two months.

Writing on his Facebook page, he said that even though he was giving up, it didn't mean the government could ignore the student-led protesters' demands.

The protesters want the Hong Kong government to drop restrictions on inaugural 2017 elections for the southern Chinese city's top leader.

They want the government to restart talks over the electoral reforms, but the government has been unresponsive.