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US slams China over new Hong Kong security law; Mike Pompeo says it's a sad day


Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday signed a controversial security law that gave Beijing new powers over Hong Kong that are tailor-made to crackdown against dissent, criminalising sedition and effectively curtailing protests, amidst global anger and outrage in the former British colony.

The United States has slammed China for its move to impose a controversial national security law in Hong Kong, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying it's a "sad day" for the people of the territory and warning Beijing of new countermeasures.

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday signed a controversial security law that gave Beijing new ...


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