Senator Chris Van Hollen, a Democrat from Maryland, helped introduce the Hong Kong Autonomy Act. Photo: Amanda Andrade-Rhoades/BloombergSenator Chris Van Hollen, a Democrat from Maryland, helped introduce the Hong Kong Autonomy Act. Photo: Amanda Andrade-Rhoades/Bloomberg
Senator Chris Van Hollen, a Democrat from Maryland, helped introduce the Hong Kong Autonomy Act. Photo: Amanda Andrade-Rhoades/Bloomberg

US Senate passes bill that could punish China for Hong Kong national security law

  • Proposed congressional actions involving Hong Kong are ‘more symbolic than substantive’, an analyst says
  • Measure now goes to House of Representatives for debate on its own version of the legislation

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Senator Chris Van Hollen, a Democrat from Maryland, helped introduce the Hong Kong Autonomy Act. Photo: Amanda Andrade-Rhoades/BloombergSenator Chris Van Hollen, a Democrat from Maryland, helped introduce the Hong Kong Autonomy Act. Photo: Amanda Andrade-Rhoades/Bloomberg
Senator Chris Van Hollen, a Democrat from Maryland, helped introduce the Hong Kong Autonomy Act. Photo: Amanda Andrade-Rhoades/Bloomberg
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