China sanctions U.S.-based nonprofits in response to Congress’s Hong Kong legislation
Monday, 2 December 2019 () BEIJING — China said Monday it would sanction U.S.-based nonprofit organizations, including the National Endowment for Democracy and Human Rights Watch, in retaliation for new U.S. legislation in support of Hong Kong’s protesters. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying did not give details about the sanctions or articulate how the nonprofit groups’ operations will be affected […]
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam denounced U.S. legislation protecting human rights in the embattled city after it was passed last week. That comes after a ban by Beijing against U.S. military from visiting the city. Jayson Albano reports.