United States: President Trump Signs Into Law Hong Kong Human Rights And Democracy Act - Mayer Brown
Monday, 2 December 2019 On 19 November 2019, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019, with appropriate amendments to the version passed by the U.S. House of Representative on 15 October 2019.
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.
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