Hanscom Smith

Hanscom Smith

Hanscom Smith is the US consul general for Hong Kong and Macau

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Opinion | Human rights are universal, which is why the United States stands with Hong Kong

The Human Rights and Democracy Act is an extension of the Hong Kong Policy Act, the basis of the US approach since 1992. The US believes human rights are universal, and has a long-standing policy that China should honour its agreements on Hong Kong.

10 Dec 2019 - 6:00AM

The Human Rights and Democracy Act is an extension of the Hong Kong Policy Act, the basis of the US approach since 1992. The US believes human rights are universal, and has a long-standing policy that China should honour its agreements on Hong Kong.

Human rights are universal, which is why the United States stands with Hong Kong