Demonstrators hold placards and American flag during a rally in support of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
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Both sides will suffer if US passes bill on human rights in Hong Kong

  • Act threatening punitive measures may have been greeted by protesters, but it will only cause more pain at a time when common sense should prevail

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Demonstrators hold placards and American flag during a rally in support of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
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Demonstrators hold placards and American flags during a rally in support of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act in Hong Kong on Monday. Photo: Bloomberg

US Senate support for Hong Kong pro-democracy bill rises ahead of vote, which follows House of Representatives passing measure

  • Cosponsors of Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act rises to 25 per cent of the US Senate
  • Support rises as House of Representatives passes similar bill
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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