The fate of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act will soon rest with US President Donald Trump. Photo: White House via AP

After Hong Kong democracy act passes, US lawmakers still have 150 other China-related bills to deliberate

  • Among the pending congressional legislation is a measure addressing ‘security threats’ caused by Beijing’s mass internment of Uygurs
  • Other subjects of bills targeting China include cybersecurity, the fentanyl trade, political influence operations, Taiwan and the South China Sea
Topic |   US-China relations

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The fate of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act will soon rest with US President Donald Trump. Photo: White House via AP
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi presides over the US House of Representatives, which approved the Senate version of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong human rights bill clears US Congress, is sent to Donald Trump to sign into law

  • Vote was an overwhelming 417-1 in favour of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act
  • Trump is expected to sign the legislation, Bloomberg reports
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi presides over the US House of Representatives, which approved the Senate version of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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