Riot police fire water cannon at demonstrators in Hong Kong earlier this month. Anti-government protests have gripped the city since early June. Photo: Sam Tsang

Chinese diplomat slams US for ‘negative and disgraceful role’ in Hong Kong protests

  • Song Ruan, from foreign ministry commissioner’s office, calls US move to pass Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act ‘epitome of hegemony’
  • He tells foreign media that American support of demonstrations ‘constitutes a grave violation of international law’
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Riot police fire water cannon at demonstrators in Hong Kong earlier this month. Anti-government protests have gripped the city since early June. Photo: Sam Tsang
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