US lawmakers criticised Beijing’s passage of a national security law to crack down on dissent in Hong Kong. Pictured, the US Capitol in Washington. Photo: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg US lawmakers criticised Beijing’s passage of a national security law to crack down on dissent in Hong Kong. Pictured, the US Capitol in Washington. Photo: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
US lawmakers criticised Beijing’s passage of a national security law to crack down on dissent in Hong Kong. Pictured, the US Capitol in Washington. Photo: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

National security law: US lawmakers condemn Beijing’s move against Hong Kong freedoms

  • While promising action, members of Congress also debate what effective leverage they might have to put pressure on the Chinese government
  • Lawmakers are united ‘in support of freedom, justice and real autonomy for the people of Hong Kong’, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
US lawmakers criticised Beijing’s passage of a national security law to crack down on dissent in Hong Kong. Pictured, the US Capitol in Washington. Photo: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg US lawmakers criticised Beijing’s passage of a national security law to crack down on dissent in Hong Kong. Pictured, the US Capitol in Washington. Photo: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
US lawmakers criticised Beijing’s passage of a national security law to crack down on dissent in Hong Kong. Pictured, the US Capitol in Washington. Photo: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
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