US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed both Hong Kong and Xinjiang in comments at the state department on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed both Hong Kong and Xinjiang in comments at the state department on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed both Hong Kong and Xinjiang in comments at the state department on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hammers China on Hong Kong and Xinjiang

  • Mike Pompeo congratulates Hongkongers on their pro-democracy votes while condemning ‘very significant’ human rights abuses against Uygurs
  • But he holds off saying President Trump will sign Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, as administration seeks ‘phase one’ trade deal with Beijing

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed both Hong Kong and Xinjiang in comments at the state department on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed both Hong Kong and Xinjiang in comments at the state department on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed both Hong Kong and Xinjiang in comments at the state department on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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