Suspend Hong Kong status in event of China crackdown: U.S. commission
Friday, 15 November 2019 () The U.S. Congress should enact legislation that would suspend the special economic status Hong Kong enjoys under U.S. law should China deploy forces to crush protests in the territory, a congressional advisory body said on Thursday.
Fires blazed on the doorstep of Hong Kong's Polytechnic University into the early hours of Sunday. According to Reuters, protesters hurled petrol bombs and police fired volleys of tear gas. It was one of the most dramatic scenes in more than five months of escalating violence. Hours earlier, squads...
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