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Sanctions or retaliation unlikely, say academics

Observers say US sanctions against those perceived as undermining Hong Kong’s standing, autonomy and liberty, as well as retaliation from Beijing, were unlikely to happen any time soon, despite US President Donald Trump signing the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act on Thursday. Nor will there be any immediate threat to the territory’s separate […]