China defends barring Human Rights Watch head from Hong Kong

Asia Pacific Jan 13, 2020

China defends barring Human Rights Watch head from Hong Kong

China on Monday defended barring the head of Human Rights Watch from entering Hong Kong, saying nongovernmental organizations were responsible for political unrest in the city and should "pay the proper price." Kenneth Roth was supposed to give a news conference in Hong Kong this ...

China sanctions U.S. over support for Hong Kong unrest

Asia Pacific Dec 2, 2019

China sanctions U.S. over support for Hong Kong unrest

China suspended U.S. warship visits and sanctioned American NGOs on Monday in retaliation for the passage of a bill backing pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. The financial hub has been rocked by nearly six months of increasingly violent unrest demanding greater autonomy, which Beijing has ...