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Oscar Shout-Out Encourages Protesters in Hong Kong

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters say they were encouraged by the unexpected mention of their movement at this week's 87th Academy Awards. Tommy Cheung, one of the organizers and student leaders of the Umbrella Movement, told VOA that Common's Hong Kong shout-out during his acceptance speech for Best Original Song in a movie was definitely a boost to protesters, especially while the movement is in a stagnant stage after the Occupy Movement ended last year. "It is an...

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