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Michael Kovrig Tried in Beijing, No Verdict Announced

Canadian Michael Kovrig was brought to trial in Beijing Monday on espionage charges after being held since December 2018. Michael Spavor, another Canadian who was detained at the same time, was tried on Dandong on March 18. Both...

Detention of Canadians Kovrig and Spavor Reaches Two Year Mark

December 10, 2020 marks both international Human Rights Day and the two year anniversary of Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig’s detentions in China. The two Canadians were seized by Chinese police ten days after Huawei CFO Meng...

In Canada, Political Rift Widens Over China Policy

A growing rift is emerging among policymakers in Canada over the country’s relationship with China. Amid fraying Sino-Canadian relations stemming from a multitude of issues—from the coronavirus, to Beijing’s...

Detained Canadians Meet Ambassador After Months of Isolation

Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig, two Canadians detained in China for 674 days, met virtually with the Canadian ambassador to China in mid-October; the first consular visit allowed them by Chinese authorities since January of...

Three Reports on China’s Foreign Interference

The PRC’s international influence and interference efforts have attracted mounting attention and anxiety. Several of their hallmarks were on display in the recent trial in Stockholm of a former Swedish ambassador to China,...

Canadian Parliamentary Report Describes Chinese Interference

On Thursday, Canada’s National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians published a heavily redacted version of its annual report, originally submitted to the government last August. The document consists of...

Huawei Faces New Charges And “Smoking Gun” Report

Two new blows against Chinese network equipment giant Huawei landed this week, in the form of additional U.S. legal charges and reports of “smoking gun” evidence that the company’s products constitute a serious...

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