Protesters in Hong Kong march from Chater Garden to the Consulate General of the United States on Sunday. Photo: Felix Wong

Prominent US senators back Hong Kong human rights and democracy act in wake of protest at city US consulate

  • Susan Collins, a Maine Republican, and Kristen Gillibrand, a New York state Democrat, join senators co-sponsoring Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act
  • Support comes days after thousands of protesters in the city marched in front of the US consulate to call for America’s support for their cause
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters in Hong Kong march from Chater Garden to the Consulate General of the United States on Sunday. Photo: Felix Wong
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A rally in Hong Kong on Sunday urged the US Congress to pass the Hong Kong human rights bill. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong protesters warned not to try Beijing’s patience as Chinese state media denounces rally at US consulate

  • Latest commentaries follow Sunday’s demonstration urging US Congress to pass Hong Kong human rights bill
  • Editorial in China Daily says Beijing will act if things get out of control, while tabloid Global Times warns against ‘fit of hysteria’
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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A rally in Hong Kong on Sunday urged the US Congress to pass the Hong Kong human rights bill. Photo: Felix Wong
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