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US Lawmakers Set Resolution Condemning China over Hong Kong Rights

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The resolution encourages the Biden administration to work with other countries to hold the Chinese government accountable.
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a bipartisan resolution on Friday condemning actions by the Chinese government and local authorities in Hong Kong that they said violated rights and freedoms in the city. The resolution adds to growing calls in the U.S. Congress for President Joe Biden’s administration to push Communist Party rulers in Beijing to respect human rights. House lawmakers on Thursday reintroduced a bipartisan bill that would ban imports from China’s Xinjiang region unless it is certified they are not produced with forced labor, and allow further sanctions against Chinese officials responsible for abuses against Uighur Muslims.

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