US lawmakers introduce bill to stop tear gas sales to Hong Kong

US congressional representatives announced legislation on Tuesday calling for a suspension of sales of riot control equipment to Hong Kong law enforcement services, as unrest in the city entered its fourth month.If passed, the bill would prohibit US companies from exporting tear gas, pepper spray, rubber pellets and other so-called non-lethal technologies to Hong Kong, where the local police force is facing growing criticism of its response to protests.Since mass demonstrations began in June…

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