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Politics U.S. Senate unanimously passes Hong Kong rights bill

01:26  20 november  2019
01:26  20 november  2019 Source:   reuters.com

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The Senate unanimously passed a bill Tuesday aimed at supporting protesters in Hong Kong and warning China against a violent suppression of The Senate measure would require annual reviews of Hong Kong ’ s special status under U . S . law to assess the extent to which China has chipped away the

Republican Senator Jim Risch noted that he is a co-sponsor and "strong proponent" of the " Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act," which would place Hong Kong ' s special treatment by The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives unanimously passed the bill in mid-October

WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate, in a unanimous vote, passed legislation on Tuesday aimed at protecting human rights in Hong Kong amid China's crackdown on a pro-democracy protest movement in that vital financial center.

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The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 is a bicameral and bipartisan American legislation that reintroduced the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act in light of the 2019

Thousands demonstrated in Hong Kong for human rights bill . The U . S . House gave support to pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong by passing a bill that would require an annual review of whether the city is A similar bill is also before the Senate , though the timing of a vote there remains uncertain.

Riot police detain a protestor after he tried to escape from Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. About 100 anti-government protesters remained holed up at a Hong Kong university Tuesday, their choices dwindling along with their food supplies as they braced for the endgame in a police siege of the campus that entered its third day. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu) © ASSOCIATED PRESS Riot police detain a protestor after he tried to escape from Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. About 100 anti-government protesters remained holed up at a Hong Kong university Tuesday, their choices dwindling along with their food supplies as they braced for the endgame in a police siege of the campus that entered its third day. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

With the voice vote by senators, the "Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act" now goes to the House of Representatives, which earlier approved its own version of the measure. The two chambers will have to work out the differences before any legislation can be sent to President Donald Trump for his consideration. (Reporting by Patricia Zengerle, Richard Cowan and David Brunnstrom; Editing by Eric Beech )

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