Anti-government protesters wave US flags during a demonstration in Central in October to urge the US Congress to pass the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. Photo: Felix Wong

American democracy group slams Beijing’s claim it is ‘black hand’ behind Hong Kong protests, as National Democratic Institute head calls it ‘patently false’

  • National Democratic Institute head says suggestions that it is promoting Hong Kong independence are false and amount to misinformation
  • Claims are ‘misinformation’ and don’t recognise ‘organic activity stemming from genuine grievances’, says NDI’s president
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Anti-government protesters wave US flags during a demonstration in Central in October to urge the US Congress to pass the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. Photo: Felix Wong
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Protesters near the US consulate in Hong Kong in September calling on American lawmakers to pass the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. Photo: Kyodo

US ambassador Terry Branstad expressed ‘grave concerns’ about Hong Kong after Chinese protest over human rights act

  • Foreign ministry summoned envoy to lodge protest about American ‘meddling’ in China’s internal affairs
  • Beijing has now issued three official complaints about Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, which is currently awaiting Donald Trump’s signature
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters near the US consulate in Hong Kong in September calling on American lawmakers to pass the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. Photo: Kyodo
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