Bipartisan group including Marco Rubio proposes umbrella movement led by Joshua Wong
US lawmakers including the Republican senator Marco Rubio have nominated Joshua Wong and Hong Kong’s umbrella protest movement for the 2018 Nobel peace prize in recognition of their non-violent quest for democracy.
Rubio, who heads the congressional-executive commission on China, said in a statement: “Wong and his fellow pro-democracy advocates have been unflinching in their peaceful and principled commitment to a free and prosperous Hong Kong. They are an inspiration and their cause has reverberations far beyond their city.”
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