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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". Wong, Law and Chow -- who shot to prominence as leaders of the 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella Movement -- said they were honoured by the nomination, but warned that Beijing was targeting the freedoms enjoyed by residents of Hong Kong as a semi-autonomous part of China.
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