Perhaps this unusual spotlight will finally enable the city’s students to examine their “struggle” and channel their energies into securing democracy as well as protecting Hong Kong’s institutions. Illustration: Craig Stephens

Hong Kong’s Nobel nominees should aim for the bigger prize: democracy, not ‘self-determination’ from China

Vijay Verghese says the nomination of three student leaders of the Occupy pro-democracy protests for the Nobel Peace Prize has caused a stir, and shines a light on the aims and methods of the city’s young activists

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Perhaps this unusual spotlight will finally enable the city’s students to examine their “struggle” and channel their energies into securing democracy as well as protecting Hong Kong’s institutions. Illustration: Craig Stephens
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