Over a thousand protestors march in the financial district of Hong Kong to show solidarity with Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang. A dozen police officers clash with the crowd to disperse them.
The mass annual vigil commemorating the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests at Victoria Park, Hong Kong, is banned by the city police for the first time, citing concerns of local COVID-19 transmissions. Local commemorations are held across the city.
U.S. President Donald Trump signs the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act into law despite strong opposition from China. The bill means the U.S. will only trade with Hong Kong if it retains enough autonomy and bans the export of crowd-control munitions to Hong Kong Police Force.
The U.S. Senate unanimously passes the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, which mandates that the State Department at least annually checks to see if Hong Kong retains enough autonomy to retain its special trade status with the United States. The Senate also unanimously passes another bill banning the sale of certain crowd-control munitions to the Hong Kong police. The former's passage is condemned by China.
Protestors vandalize numerous businesses, such as the headquarters of HSBC and the offices of Xinhua News Agency, and set fire to the entrance of numerous metro stations after police violently clashed with protestors earlier in the day.