Protesters wave US flags as they march to the Consulate General of the United States in support of America’s Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act in September 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang Protesters wave US flags as they march to the Consulate General of the United States in support of America’s Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act in September 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang
Protesters wave US flags as they march to the Consulate General of the United States in support of America’s Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act in September 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang

US includes Hongkongers among refugees whose applications will be prioritised

  • In its annual proposal on refugee admissions, the state department added Hong Kong to the list of specific groups for the first time
  • The move is the latest in a series of US actions following a national security law that threatens pro-democracy activists in the city

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Protesters wave US flags as they march to the Consulate General of the United States in support of America’s Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act in September 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang Protesters wave US flags as they march to the Consulate General of the United States in support of America’s Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act in September 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang
Protesters wave US flags as they march to the Consulate General of the United States in support of America’s Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act in September 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang
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