U.S. senators push for vote on Hong Kong rights bill as violence rises
Tuesday, 12 November 2019 The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Tuesday he wanted the Senate to pass legislation to support pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, as violence rose in the Chinese-ruled city wracked by months of unrest.
HONG KONG — Ongoing protests have been taking place in Hong Kong for 24 consecutive weeks.
Around midday on November 12, protesters in black clothing as well as office workers took to the streets and occupied an intersection in the city's business district, Central. The police fired tear gas in...