North Korea has voiced its support for China’s controversial new national security law, which was imposed on Hong Kong this week.
Chinese officials recently slammed the U.S. for urging the United Nations to involve themselves in Hong Kong affairs. On Friday, Chinese officials denounced the United States’ request for a UN Security Council meeting, which would focus on the new security law in Hong Kong, and threatened retaliation if they continue.
The U.K. is looking to provide Hong Kong residents with a path to citizenship in response to China’s controversial new national security law. British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab announced the proposed policy change Thursday.
The Trump administration is opposing the latest effort by Mainland China to extend its political control over Hong Kong.
President Trump recently sent a stark warning to Beijing. His comments came as China continues to mull a new law that could affect Hong Kong’s autonomy.
The White House is considering placing sanctions on China if the new legislation against Hong Kong is passed. According to National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wouldn’t be able to certify Hong Kong’s high degree of autonomy, which would lead to sanctions on both.
China has moved to enact a law designed to limit Hong Kong’s autonomy, and recent reports suggested it may be pursuing a similar move with Taiwan. One America’s Jack Posobiec has an update from Washington.
The Chinese government has moved to impose a new law, which may silence Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement. One America’s Chief White House Correspondent Chanel Rion takes a look at how the Trump administration is responding.
Pro-democracy advocates in Hong Kong are striking back as China moves to pass new security legislation, which may threaten an end to the free city-state. Demonstrators took to the streets on Friday following China’s announcement of its intention to impose a new security law on the free city.