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Hong Kong security law: Pompeo warns Beijing of new countermeasures


The U.S. will continue to stand with the freedom-loving people of Hong Kong and respond to Beijing’s attacks on freedoms of speech, says the Secretary of State

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 powers over Hong Kong that are tailor-made to crackdown against dissent, criminalising sedition ...


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