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...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 19, 2020
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,...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 19, 2020
Prosecutors in China have filed cases against two Canadians, Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, on charges of spying. Both men were detained in December 2018, shortly after the detention of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou in Canada....
by Sophie Beach | May 28, 2020
A Canadian judge has ruled that the extradition case against Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, filed by the U.S. government, will be allowed to proceed. Meng, who was detained at the Vancouver airport in December 2018, has been charged...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 10, 2019
On Tuesday, International Human Rights Day, spokesperson Hua Chunying mounted a familiar defense of China’s rights record at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ regular press conference: Q: It’s the Human Rights...
by Sophie Beach | May 1, 2019
American citizen Mark Swidan has been sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve in the drug...
by Cindy | Jan 14, 2019
The Dalian Intermediate People’s Court in Liaoning province sentenced Canadian Robert Lloyd...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 12, 2018
New reports suggest that Canadian Michael Kovrig is being held in Beijing on suspicion of harming...
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