Tens of thousands of protesters attended a rally in Hong Kong on Monday to urge US lawmakers to pass the bill, which could sanction Chinese and Hong Kong officials. Photo: Felix Wong

Beijing goes on attack, accusing US lawmakers of ‘sinister intention to destroy Hong Kong’

  • Foreign ministry, legislature, Beijing’s Hong Kong policy office and state media slam House of Representatives as it passes Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Bill
  • National People’s Congress says US ignored ‘radical forces and violent elements’ after ministry denies Hong Kong has human rights and democracy issues
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Tens of thousands of protesters attended a rally in Hong Kong on Monday to urge US lawmakers to pass the bill, which could sanction Chinese and Hong Kong officials. Photo: Felix Wong
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