New US Legislation to Support Hong Kong Protesters Draws Angry Rebuke from China

China is barring American Navy ships and military aircraft from visiting Hong Kong in retaliation for the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act — legislation that supports pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.

The bill was passed by the U.S. Congress and signed by U.S. President Donald Trump last week. VOA’s Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine has more from the State Department.