US warns of sanctions in response to Hong Kong electoral reforms

Antony Blinken, the US Secretary of State, has told the House Committee on Foreign Affairs that the US will continue “to take action against egregious violations of democracy and human rights in Hong Kong” and would “follow through on sanctions?[…] against those responsible for committing repressive acts in Hong Kong”. See hearing. The remarks come in response to the National …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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