Hong Kong protesters hold a rally from Chater Garden in Central to the US Consulate on December 1, in appreciation of the US passage of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. Photo: Winson Wong
Hanscom Smith
Opinion

Opinion

Hanscom Smith

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
Hong Kong protesters hold a rally from Chater Garden in Central to the US Consulate on December 1, in appreciation of the US passage of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. Photo: Winson Wong
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