For months the Chinese government has warned off other governments from commenting on the Hong Kong protests, including the UK, Canada, Australia

Protesters in their Sunday march appealed to President Donald Trump to “stand with Hong Kong” and ensure Congress passes a bill that would impose economic sanctions and penalties on Hong Kong and mainland China officials found to suppress democracy and human rights in the city.

Hong Kong’s government expressed regret over the U.S. bill, known as the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. It said in a statement Monday that “foreign legislatures should not interfere in any form in the internal affairs” of Hong Kong and that the city will safeguard its own autonomy.

» Read more about the peaceful student protest and Hong Kong/China’s warning to the US in this story by Eileen Ng at the Associated Press…

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