Although the bill still has to be considered for consideration by US President Donald Trump, China has wasted little time to condemn the vote and has been described by the People's Daily as "a piece of waste paper" and "serious provocation." against the entire Chinese people "in the newsroom posted on Thursday.
"If the US side goes its own way, China will take effective measures to offset it vigorously, and all consequences must be fully borne by the US," he said in an editorial.
The US government treats semi-autonomous Hong Kong, which has its own legal and political systems, differently from the Chinese mainland in terms of trade and export control. If it became a law, the Hong Kong Act would require the US government to confirm annually that Beijing maintains these freedoms ̵1; if it did not, it could lead to the withdrawal of Washington's city status from trading, which would be a big blow to Hong Kong economy. ,
The bill further provides that the President may impose sanctions and travel restrictions on those found to be knowingly responsible for the arbitrary detention, torture, forced confession of anyone in Hong Kong or other persons. violations of internationally recognized human rights in the Asian Financial Center.
"Violation of International Law"
Chinese expert Bill Bishop said in his Sinocism daily that CCTV state television has 11 segments criticizing Wednesday evening in Wednesday evening, the demonstrations have risen violently in recent weeks. US and legislation.
Instead, he introduced the Global Times State Boulevard, Hong Kong's Human Rights and Democracy Act. should be called the “Supporting Hong Kong Act on Violence.”
“I would like to stress once again that Hong Kong is part of China and that its affairs are internal affairs of China. We call on the US to understand this situation, stop its implementation before it's too late, and I
Laws have already passed the US Senate in its current form, which means that it is now heading for President Trump's signing into the White House. But despite strong support from the US Congress at this stage, there is no indication whether Trump will sign it or not.