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US to sanction Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam, others amid political upheaval

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The sanctions come less than a month after President Trump signed the Hong Kong Autonomy Act to penalize authorities responsible for a broad free speech crackdown.
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Treasury sanctions Hong Kong's leader in latest China escalation

Treasury sanctions Hong Kong's leader in latest China escalation

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The Treasury Department has imposed sanctions against Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam, the latest Trump administration action aimed at curbing Beijing's influence over the semi-autonomous Chinese city.
Lam, Hong Kong's chief executive, was added Friday to the list of “Specially Designated Nationals” managed by the Office of Foreign Assets Control - the Treasury Department agency tasked with enforcing economic and trade sanctions.
“As part of its enforcement efforts, OFAC publishes a list of individuals and companies owned or controlled by, or acting for or on behalf of, targeted countries,”...
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US sanctions leader of Hong Kong, other Chinese authorities

US sanctions leader of Hong Kong, other Chinese authorities

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The U.S. on Friday imposed sanctions on Chinese officials, including the leader of Hong Kong, accusing them of roles in squashing freedom in the former British colony.
The Treasury Department announced sanctions on Carrie Lam, the leader of the pro-Beijing government in Hong Kong, and other Chinese officials. The sanctions are the latest in a string of actions the Trump administration has taken against China as tensions between the two nations rise over trade disputes and the coronavirus.
The sanctions were authorized by an executive order that President Donald Trump signed...
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U.S. sanctions Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam for carrying out 'policies of suppression'

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

The Department of Treasury designated Carrie Lam for her role in overseeing and “implementing Beijing's policies of suppression of freedom and democratic processes.”
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U.S. blacklists Hong Kong leader Lam, other officials

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam and other Chinese and Hong Kong officials, according to the U.S. Treasury Department's website.
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US imposes sanctions on Hong Kong's chief executive among other Chinese officials

US imposes sanctions on Hong Kong's chief executive among other Chinese officials

1 month ago   |   By RT

Washington has issued personal sanctions against twelve Chinese officials, including Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam.
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U.S. Poised to Sanction Hong Kong Chief Carrie Lam for Crackdown

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

The Trump administration is poised to impose sanctions on Chinese officials and their allies in Hong Kong, including Chief Executive Carrie Lam, as soon as Friday over their role in curtailing political freedoms in the former U.K. colony, according to three people familiar with the matter.
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