Riot police fire tear gas during pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong on October 21. Photo: AFP

US Senate bill calls for ending sale of crowd-control munitions to Hong Kong

  • The proposal mirrors bipartisan legislation that passed in the US House of Representatives last week
  • Hong Kong police are sourcing much of their munitions from American manufacturers, an Amnesty International USA investigation says
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Riot police fire tear gas during pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong on October 21. Photo: AFP
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Robert Delaney

Robert Delaney

Robert Delaney is the Post’s North America bureau chief. He spent 11 years in China as a language student and correspondent for Dow Jones Newswires and Bloomberg, and continued covering the country as a correspondent and an academic after leaving. His debut novel, The Wounded Muse, draws on actual events that played out in Beijing while he lived there.

Owen Churchill

Owen Churchill

Owen joined the Post as US correspondent in 2018 after several years working as a reporter and editor in China. He covers US-China relations, trade, and wider issues concerning China's global presence. A co-founder of the Shanghai-based news outlet Sixth Tone, he is an alumnus of London's School of Oriental and African Studies and Fudan University in Shanghai.