20 noiembrie 2019

Senate passes legislation supporting Hong Kong protesters


The Senate easily passed legislation on Tuesday throwing support behind protesters in Hong Kong. The bill, known as Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, passed by unanimous consent on Tuesday evening, capping off weeks of behind-the-scenes negotiations amid growing tensions in Hong Kong. "With the situation in Hong Kong nearing a breaking point, this legislation will hopefully be a shot in the arm for the millions who have been patiently waiting for the United States to once again serve as [...]