Hong Kong ‘Umbrella Movement’ nominated for Nobel prize


Three Hong Kong activists and the pro-democracy group behind the Umbrella Movement have been nominated for the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for their role in pushing for reform in the Chinese territory.

Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow, as well as the “Umbrella Movement”, were nominated by a group of US Congress members for the prestigious prize, a move Beijing denounced on Friday as a form of “meddling” in its internal affairs.

Prae 4d“This nomination could not be more timely as Hong Kong’s long-cherished autonomy continues to erode, and…

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