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House Passes Resolution Condemning Beijing’s Ongoing Supression in Hong Kong

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution on April 19 condemning the communist Chinese regime’s continued trampling of freedoms in Hong Kong. The resolution, passed by a vote of 418-1, was intended to “send a strong bipartisan message demanding that the Chinese and Hong Kong governments respect the will of the Hong Kong people,” […]

US Condemns Sentencing of HK Pro-Democracy Activists, Call Charges ‘Politically Motivated’

The U.S. Department of State and the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) on Friday condemned the recent sentencing and jailing of multiple Hong Kong pro-democracy activists, calling the charges politically motivated and a reflection of declining rights and freedoms in the city. A total of 10 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists were handed sentences and suspended sentences […]

Biden, Suga to Send Signal to Aggressive CCP at US-Japan Summit

TOKYO/WASHINGTON—Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and U.S. President Joe Biden will highlight Tokyo’s central role in Washington’s strategy to counter the challenge of an increasingly aggressive Chinese regime at a summit on Friday. While that emphasis on Japan’s key status will be welcome in Tokyo, where some politicians are pushing for a tougher stance towards […]

US State Department Denounces Attack on Hong Kong Epoch Times Printing Press

The State Department on April 13 denounced the assault by masked intruders on the printing facility of the Hong Kong edition of The Epoch Times and is urging officials in the city to investigate the incident. “We condemn the attack on the Epoch Times’ printing plant and urge the Hong Kong authorities to thoroughly investigate […]

US Lawmakers Condemn ‘Reprehensible’ Attack on Hong Kong Epoch Times’ Printing Press

U.S. lawmakers on April 12 condemned the latest attack on The Epoch Times’ printing press in Hong Kong, saying it wouldn’t be a surprise if the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) was behind the incident in an attempt to silence reporting that’s critical of the regime. In the early hours on April 12, four men wearing […]

Blinken: Hong Kong Doesn’t Warrant Differential Treatment Under US Law

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday certified that Hong Kong does not warrant unique treatment under American law as the city’s autonomy has been eroded, reaffirming a determination made by the Trump administration last year. The United States in May 2020 first refused to make the annual certification required by law as the […]

US Sanctions 24 China and Hong Kong Officials Ahead of Talks

HONG KONG—The United States sanctioned an additional 24 Chinese and Hong Kong officials over Beijing’s ongoing crackdown on political freedoms in the semi-autonomous city, just ahead of the Biden administration’s first face-to-face talks with China. The step reflects Washington’s “deep concern” about the erosion of Hong Kong’s autonomy following changes to its election system endorsed […]

Senator Urges Biden Administration to Keep Confronting China

Sen. Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.) warned that the United States cannot “backslide” on China under the Biden administration. “China has been aggressive and predatory from a military standpoint, from a diplomatic standpoint, and from an economic standpoint for so many years,” said Hagerty in a recent interview with The Epoch Times’ sister company NTD at the […]

US Lawmakers Nominate Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Movement For Nobel Peace Prize

A bipartisan group of lawmakers have nominated Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize to recognize “all those who have built and maintained human rights and democracy” in the city. “We are nominating a movement that has peacefully advocated for and maintained human rights and democracy in Hong Kong since 1997 and […]