Beijing supporters demonstrate at the International Finance Centre in Central in response to anti-government protests that have hit Hong Kong. Photo: May Tse

Showdown with Beijing looms as more US lawmakers back Hong Kong democracy bill

  • Support grows in Congress for a Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act as anti-government protests rack the city amid police crackdowns
  • But analysts worry the proposed legislation would be largely symbolic and enrage Beijing, further damaging already strained US-China ties
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Beijing supporters demonstrate at the International Finance Centre in Central in response to anti-government protests that have hit Hong Kong. Photo: May Tse
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