Statement Consulate General of the United States for Hong Kong and Macau. Public Demonstrations in Hong Kong The United States strongly supports HongKong’s well-established traditions and Basic Law protections ofinternationally recognized fundamental freedoms, such as freedom ofpeaceful assembly, freedom of expression, and freedom of thepress. We do not take sides in the discussion ofHong Kong’s political development, nor do we support any particularindividuals or groups involved in it. Hong Kong’s stability and prosperity have long benefited from avigorous dialogue among its citizens and a firmly establishedtradition of the peaceful and orderly expression of differingviews. In accordance with this tradition, weencourage all sides to refrain from actions that would furtherescalate tensions, to exercise restraint, and to express views onthe SAR’s political future in a peaceful manner. 译文: 美国驻香港及澳门总领事馆对发生在香港的公众示威的声明 美国强烈支持香港业已建立的良好传统,以及对国际公认的基本自由的法律保护,包括集会、言论及新闻出版的自由。 我们将不会对香港目前的政治发展作出有偏向的评论,也不会支持与此相关的任何个人及团体 。 香港的稳定及繁荣得益于民众之间积极的对话,以及牢固建立起来的以和平和有序的方式表达不同观点的传统。 为此,我们鼓励有关各方不作出进一步加剧紧张局面的行为,保持克制,以和平的方式,对香港特别行政区的政治前景、表达各方自已的意见。

Statement

Consulate General of the United States for Hong Kong and Macau.

Public Demonstrations in Hong Kong

The United States strongly supports HongKong’s well-established traditions and Basic Law protections ofinternationally recognized fundamental freedoms, such as freedom ofpeaceful assembly, freedom of expression, and freedom of thepress. We do not take sides in the discussion ofHong Kong’s political development, nor do we support any particularindividuals or groups involved in it.
Hong Kong’s stability and prosperity have long benefited from avigorous dialogue among its citizens and a firmly establishedtradition of the peaceful and orderly expression of differingviews. In accordance with this tradition, weencourage all sides to refrain from actions that would furtherescalate tensions, to exercise restraint, and to express views onthe SAR’s political future in a peaceful manner.

译文:

美国驻香港及澳门总领事馆对发生在香港的公众示威的声明

美国强烈支持香港业已建立的良好传统,以及对国际公认的基本自由的法律保护,包括集会、言论及新闻出版的自由。
我们将不会对香港目前的政治发展作出有偏向的评论,也不会支持与此相关的任何个人及团体 。

香港的稳定及繁荣得益于民众之间积极的对话,以及牢固建立起来的以和平和有序的方式表达不同观点的传统。
为此,我们鼓励有关各方不作出进一步加剧紧张局面的行为,保持克制,以和平的方式,对香港特别行政区的政治前景、表达各方自已的意见。