China Bars U.S. Military From Hong Kong Ports Over Support For Protesters

In retaliation for U.S. adoption of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, China will also sanction Human Rights Watch and the National Endowment for Democracy.
"China urges the U.S. to correct its mistake and stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs," a government spokesperson says, as China retaliates for U.S. support of pro-democracy demonstrators. Here, an activist holds a flag at a lunchtime protest Monday at Chater Garden in Hong Kong. Source: Leah Millis

China is barring U.S. Navy port calls and American military aircraft from visiting Hong Kong in retaliation for Washington's recent adoption of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act —

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