A protester wearing a US flag over his face attends a “March of Gratitude to the US” event in Hong Kong in December last year. Photo: Reuters A protester wearing a US flag over his face attends a “March of Gratitude to the US” event in Hong Kong in December last year. Photo: Reuters
A protester wearing a US flag over his face attends a “March of Gratitude to the US” event in Hong Kong in December last year. Photo: Reuters

Proposal to grant Hongkongers political asylum in US left out of defence bill

  • The proposed legislation would have given Hongkongers fleeing the city’s national security law the right to seek refuge in the US
  • Congressional aides said there may yet be another attempt to pass the proposal into law this year, though it is unclear if it would ultimately succeed

Topic |   US-China relations
A protester wearing a US flag over his face attends a “March of Gratitude to the US” event in Hong Kong in December last year. Photo: Reuters A protester wearing a US flag over his face attends a “March of Gratitude to the US” event in Hong Kong in December last year. Photo: Reuters
A protester wearing a US flag over his face attends a “March of Gratitude to the US” event in Hong Kong in December last year. Photo: Reuters
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