U.S. cuts high-tech sales to China to protest Hong Kong crackdown

U.S. cuts high-tech sales to China to protest Hong Kong crackdown

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 | Tag Cloud Tags: China, EU, Euro, Europe, News, protests, Security, technology, Trump, Washington, Worthy News
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(Worthy News) – The Trump administration said it was now blocking transfers of sensitive U.S. technology to Hong Kong after China on Tuesday formally put in place a harsh new national security law on the former British territory.

Chinese officials said they acted because of local Beijing-backed officials had failed to quell growing unrest and pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, even as the move brought swift condemnation from the U.S., Europe and Taiwan.

“We hope the law will serve as a deterrent to prevent people from stirring up trouble,” said Tam Yiu-chung, Hong Kong’s sole representative on the government’s Standing Committee “Don’t let Hong Kong be used as a tool to split the country.” [ Source: Washington Times (Read More…) ]

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