The United States is urging citizens to reconsider travel to Hong Kong, saying Beijing “unilaterally and arbitrarily exercises police and security power” there. Photo: Lam Yik/Bloomberg
The United States is urging citizens to reconsider travel to Hong Kong, saying Beijing “unilaterally and arbitrarily exercises police and security power” there. Photo: Lam Yik/Bloomberg

US State Department tells Americans to reconsider travel to Hong Kong

  • New guidance warns that Beijing’s national security law poses ‘heightened risk of arrest, detention, expulsion or prosecution’ for visitors to Hong Kong
  • US government also relaxes its advisory for China in general, downgrading its ‘do not travel’ recommendation in June to ‘reconsider travel’

The United States is urging citizens to reconsider travel to Hong Kong, saying Beijing “unilaterally and arbitrarily exercises police and security power” there. Photo: Lam Yik/Bloomberg
The United States is urging citizens to reconsider travel to Hong Kong, saying Beijing “unilaterally and arbitrarily exercises police and security power” there. Photo: Lam Yik/Bloomberg
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