Protesters near the US consulate in Hong Kong in September calling on American lawmakers to pass the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. Photo: Kyodo

US ambassador Terry Branstad expressed ‘grave concerns’ about Hong Kong after Chinese protest over human rights act

  • Foreign ministry summoned envoy to lodge protest about American ‘meddling’ in China’s internal affairs
  • Beijing has now issued three official complaints about Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, which is currently awaiting Donald Trump’s signature
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters near the US consulate in Hong Kong in September calling on American lawmakers to pass the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. Photo: Kyodo
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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.

Keegan Elmer

Keegan Elmer

Keegan is a reporter at the Post covering China in world affairs, including US-China relations and China's relationship with its neighbours. He has degrees from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and the University of Helsinki.