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Hong Kong pro-democracy activists 'honoured' by Nobel nomination

Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow Friday said they were honoured to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by a group of US lawmakers at a time when the city's freedoms are "under serious attack by China". A bipartisan group of four senators and eight members of the House announced Thursday that they had nominated the activists "in recognition of their peaceful efforts to bring political reform and self-determination to Hong Kong.
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