Countries around the world have joined the United States in condemning Beijing’s new national security law, which erodes Hong Kong’s autonomy and limits people’s freedoms.
China’s actions are “a plain violation of Beijing’s treaty obligations,” President Trump said May 30. The new law “extends the reach of China’s invasive state security apparatus into what was formerly a bastion of liberty.”
See how nations announced their support for rights and freedoms in Hong Kong and the “one country, two systems” framework that underlies Hong Kong’s autonomy:
“This is a tragedy for the people of Hong Kong, the people of China, and indeed the people of the world,” Trump said.