Australia says no proof writer’s detention in China related to Canadian arrests

Australian Defence Minister Christopher Pyne speaks to the media at the Australian embassy in Beijing, China January 24, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – There is no proof that Beijing’s detention of a Chinese-born Australian writer is related to the arrest of Canadians in China, Australian Defence Minister Christopher Pyne said on Monday. Yang Hengjun was detained in southern China earlier this month and taken to Beijing where China has said he was held under “coercive […]

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