US to put visa curbs on officials behind Hong Kong’s new security law


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In a statement, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that over the past year, Beijing has ‘continued to take actions against Hong Kong’s promised high degree of autonomy, democratic institutions, and rights and freedoms’ China has pushed for a new set of rules to further tighten Beijing's grip on Hong Kong. Reuters File The United States announced on Friday that it was “taking steps” to put fresh visa curbs on Hong Kong officials responsible for cracking down on rights in the Chinese city, days after a new national security law came into force. In a statement, US Secretary of...