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China to suspend US Navy visits to Hong Kong over new law

China to suspend US Navy visits to Hong Kong over new law”

What is the situation in Hong Kong?

More tear gas was sacked at night after dozens of hardcore protesters set up roadblocks and vandalised some shops and restaurants linked to China.

The Communists in Beijing announced they will suspend U.S. Navy visits to the disputed territory and sanction a range of pro-democracy, non-governmental organizations in retaliation for Congress' passage of legislation supporting anti-government protests.

While China has in the past suspended visits by US military ships and aircraft, sanctioning NGOs, especially those with connections to the USA government, would bring conditions for civil society in Hong Kong significantly closer to those in mainland China. "If we are scared, the government will continue to trample on our rights".

Protesting being illegal without government approval, large-scale demonstrations against the central government are all but unheard of on the mainland in modern times.

Elaine Wong, an office worker who was at the Kowloon march, called the recent election win "an empty victory".

The two earlier marches Sunday appealed to U.S. President Donald Trump for help and demanded that police stop using tear gas. "No matter how many weapons they use and how much force they deploy, officials turn a blind to our demands", said Chan, a clerk in her 40s who declined to give her last name.

Mass protests broke out in the semi-autonomous territory in June and Chinese officials accused foreign governments, including the United States, of backing the pro-democracy movement.

Some held banners reading, "Let's make Hong Kong great again" - a riff on Trump's 2016 campaign pledge to "make America great again". One showed the president standing atop a tank with "Trump" emblazoned on the front and side.

"A lot of parents are anxious that their children are affected, because their children are coughing, breaking out in rashes and so forth", said social worker and march organizer Leo Kong. "Just stay with Hong Kong, free Hong Kong and please boycott China".

Along with suspending visits by official US military ships and aircraft, Hua said China would sanction organizations including the National Endowment for Democracy, the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, Human Rights Watch, the International Republican Institute, Freedom House, and others that she said had "performed badly" in the Hong Kong unrest.

"China will take further steps if necessary to uphold Hong Kong's stability and prosperity and China's sovereignty".

She also said that Ms Lam's Government must prioritise "meaningful, inclusive" dialogue to resolve the crisis.

China feels the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act "seriously interfered" in Hong Kong's internal affairs.

On Saturday, Hong Kong's chief secretary said officials will not investigate police brutality, but they will develop a commission to restore the region's peace and order.



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