USA—Trump Signs Legislation Sanctioning China Over Hong Kong National Security Law

NPR News | 07/15/2020

President Donald Trump has signed legislation ending Hong Kong's special status with the U.S. and imposing sanctions on Chinese officials and institutions, reports NPR News. On Tuesday, Trump signed the Hong Kong Autonomy Act. The legislation ends the semi-autonomous city's preferential trade status, as well as cooperation between Chinese and U.S. agencies, including the Hong Kong police and the U.S. Geological Survey. It also imposes sanctions on Chinese individuals and financial...

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