US condemns China's 'disastrous' national security law proposal for Hong Kong
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday (May 22) rebuked China for its proposed national security legislation on Hong Kong, calling it arbitrary and disastrous and saying it could have an impact on the favorable US treatment of the territory.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
"The United States condemns the... proposal to unilaterally and arbitrarily impose national security legislation on Hong Kong," Mr Pompeo said in a statement."The United States strongly urges Beijing to reconsider its disastrous proposal, abide by its international obligations, and respect Hong Kong's high degree of autonomy, democratic institutions, and civil liberties, which are key to preserving its special status under US law."
The statement from the top US diplomat went further than the State Department's warning on Thursday (May 21) to China and showed how rapidly the world has reacted to news that Beijing is set to impose new national security legislation on Hong Kong, despite last year's pro-democracy protests in the territory.
The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act approved by US President Donald Trump last year requires the State Department to certify at least annually that Hong Kong retains enough autonomy to justify favorable US trading terms that have helped it maintain its position as a world financial centre.Read more: The Straits Times »
US wants to play the world's Policeman. Lol, they have no idea of solving the virus pandemic,yet wants to start another war far away.🤣🤣🤣 never trust a commie, not even a dead one China - George Orwell 1984 !! Hahaha ... disastrous for the USA perhaps ! NED need a new playground ! ccp national security law poses unpredictable risks to all stakeholders, citizens and their property around the world in Hong Kong. Knife on neck. Parent tell free world, love me but killing me, unfortunely, free world believe, one day, free world be killed
ccp national security law poses unpredictable risks to all stakeholders, citizens and their property around the world in Hong Kong. Knife on neck. Parent tell free world, love me but killing me, unfortunely, free world believe, one day, parent be killed us always auditing others fails to audit themselves
China is only doing the right thing
Trump warns China of US response to Hong Kong crackdownWASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - President Donald Trump warned that the US would respond to a planned move in Beijing to curtail protests and democratic movements in Hong Kong.. Read more at straitstimes.com. China must be isolated from the world and its economy weakened And Xi replied, 'Go take your disinfectant cure, Dotard.' In case this dumbo trump doesn’t know, HK belongs to China
US warns China against 'highly destabilising' Hong Kong moveWASHINGTON, DC: The United States on Thursday (May 21) urged China to respect Hong Kong's autonomy, warning that its proposed national security ...
Calls for protest march in Hong Kong as China pushes new security lawsHONG KONG — Hong Kong activists on Friday (May 22) made online calls for a march against China's plans to impose national security legislation on the semi-autonomous city which many fear could erode its freedoms and international standing as a global finance hub.
Beijing moves to impose new national security law on Hong Kong after anti-China unrestChina is set to impose new national security legislation on Hong Kong after last year's often violent pro-democracy unrest that plunged the city into its deepest turmoil since it returned to Beijing rule in 1997, a Chinese official said on Thursday. Pro-democracy demonstrators have for years strongly Another violation of One Country Two System. It is clear that the CCP and the HK govt did not learn anything from history. Neither the 500, 000 march in 2003, nor protest throughout the 2019-2020. The security law is for detaining foreigners in HK if their countries make ccp unhappy FightForFreedom This is violation of OneCountryTwoSystems in Hong Kong
Calls for protest march in Hong Kong as China pushes new security lawsHong Kong activists on Friday made online calls for a march against China's plans to impose national security legislation on the semi-autonomous ...
China law requires Hong Kong to enact national security rules as soon as possibleBEIJING: China's proposed new legislation for Hong Kong requires the territory to quickly finish enacting national security regulations under its ...