Greg Sheridan: Chinese human rights abuse a no-go zone

The Weekend Australian reports: CHEN Yonglin, the Chinese diplomat who has been trying fruitlessly for a month to defect to Australia, gave a press conference last week. The event was bizarrely under-reported.

“Chen provided more detail about his sensational claim that Chinese government agents have been involved in kidnapping in Australia and these, whether they have any substance or not, surely deserve thorough investigation. He also claimed that when Australian officials interviewed him about the information he had to offer they did not even take down names.”

“Chen’s experience with officialdom is so bizarre it would make a good Monty Python movie were it not so serious.”


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