Riot police fire tear gas during unrest in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

‘Very minimal effect’ on Hong Kong whether US lawmakers succeed in bid to ban sale of tear gas and anti-riot gear to city, says police association chief

  • US congressional representatives announce bill to prohibit American companies selling non-lethal crowd items, such as tear gas, as well as defence articles and services to Hong Kong
  • Police sources confident force can find other overseas suppliers, with one saying there is a wide variety to choose from, including some very good ones in mainland China
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Riot police fire tear gas during unrest in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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