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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Robert Delaney

Robert Delaney

Robert Delaney is the Post’s North America bureau chief. He spent 11 years in China as a language student and correspondent for Dow Jones Newswires and Bloomberg, and continued covering the country as a correspondent and an academic after leaving. His debut novel, The Wounded Muse, draws on actual events that played out in Beijing while he lived there.