December 10, 2022

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Biden offers Hong Kongers in US place of refuge

President Joe Biden declared Thursday that Hong Kong residents right now in the United States who dread for their security in the midst of the political crackdown back home will get transitory place of refuge.

Biden said the move perceives “the huge disintegration” of rights and opportunities in Hong Kong by the Chinese government.

“By singularly forcing on Hong Kong the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the People’s Republic of China has subverted the happiness regarding rights and opportunities in Hong Kong,” he said in an explanation.

Biden refered to the “politically inspired captures” of in excess of 100 resistance government officials, activists, and protestors on charges under the public safety law, charges that incorporate claimed severance, disruption and fear monger exercises.

In excess of 10,000 others have been captured comparable to hostile to government fights, he said.

The new choice permits Hong Kong inhabitants at present in the United States to stay for year and a half and to be permitted to work.

“This activity shows President Biden’s solid help for individuals in Hong Kong even with progressing restraint by the People’s Republic of China, and clarifies we won’t sit around as the PRC breaks its vows to Hong Kong and to the worldwide local area,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said.

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