US places sanctions on Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam over free speech crackdown | The Guardian

Other senior Chinese and Hong Kong officials sanctioned by USTensions between Beijing and Washington escalate sharplyThe US government has imposed sanctions on Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam, and 10 other senior Chinese and Hong Kong officials, in response to the crackdown on free speech and political freedoms in the city, the US treasury department said. Related: Hong Kong activists charged over traditional Tiananmen vigil Continue reading…

  • Other senior Chinese and Hong Kong officials sanctioned by US
  • Tensions between Beijing and Washington escalate sharply

The US government has imposed sanctions on Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam, and 10 other senior Chinese and Hong Kong officials, in response to the crackdown on free speech and political freedoms in the city, the US treasury department said.

Related: Hong Kong activists charged over traditional Tiananmen vigil

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