US House Passes Resolution Condemning China's 'Human Rights Abuses' in Hong Kong


Passed a resolution Monday to formally condemn the Chinese government and the Hong Kong regional government for actions that violate the rights and freedoms of the region's citizens. Lawmakers adopted the resolution by a 4 18 to 1 vote that calls on the Chinese government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to release pro democracy activists and politicians arrested under the National security law and acted last year that reduces the city's autonomy and imposes harsh punishments for protesters. Kentucky Republican Thomas Massey was alone law making a vote against the resolution. Former President Trump signed legislation into law last year and impose sanctions on individuals responsible for violating human rights in Hong Kong, as well as entities that materially contribute to the Chinese government's efforts to undermine Hongkong's autonomy. Bernie Bennett in Washington,

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