The United States House of Representatives has passed a bill, named as the "The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act", which would cease the Hong Kong and United States' special status with respect to trade till the State authorised that the authorities are acting, keeping in mind the available human rights and rule of law.
The Bill is pending in the Senate and if passed by the same, would become law. The Bill was proposed by the pro-democratic activists in Hong Kong, China who aim to work for the civil rights of the people in China and is against all anti-democratic activities in the concerned region. In addition to that, the Bill authorises the President of the United States of America to identify and also sanction those individuals who act in contravention to the human rights or abuse the autonomy of the state of China. It has been reported that Bill has not got any good response from China. This was an attempt to bring back law and order in Hong Kong, China.
Moreover, the Foreign Ministry of China has denied the issue to be a human rights one and warned the United States for the passing of the Bill in the Senate, by threatening that it would take up strong measures to oppose the proposed Bill. Likewise, the House also proposed to pass one more Bill relating to Hong Kong. That Bill would restrain export of any kind of items like year gas, which might be used by China to curb the human rights of the people in China.
It is pertinent to note that China was reported by Amnesty International that China is using excessive executive force, especially the police. In Hong Kong, House was called to listen to the demands of these protesters who are pro-democratic and advocates of human rights.
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