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Hong Kong’s head of government criticizes US “double standards” regarding protests

June 2, 2020

Hong Kong Prime Minister Carrie Lam criticized Tuesday’s double standards of how the country’s protests against the death of African American Georger Floyd were responded to and how the protests were responded to. pro-democracy last year in the former British colony.

At a press conference, Lam emphasized that the only thing that can be said is that the “high-profile countries that say they will take action” have “double standards”. “They value their own national security very much, but they are biased towards ours,” he said, the South China Morning Post reports.

The Hong Kong leader has drawn attention to the protests that have taken place in the capital cities of the United States in the past few days and the protests that have been experienced in Hong Kong in the past year. This is the most massive recorded since the former colony took over China’s sovereignty.

Hong Kong’s head of government criticizes US “double standards” regarding protestsHong Kong’s head of government criticizes US “double standards” regarding protests

“There is unrest in the United States and we see how local governments reacted, and then we had similar unrest in Hong Kong and we saw the position they took,” he said, referring to criticism from Washington, like that Protests were handled.