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Canadian Liberal MP Han Dong, who is at the centre of Chinese influence allegations, privately advised a senior Chinese diplomat in February 2021 that Beijing should hold off freeing Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, according to two separate national security sources, Global News reported.
Updated : 1 year, 5 months ago IST
Beijing [China], September 26 (ANI): Two Canadians, Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, who were detained in China, had confessed their guilt before departing on a plane to Canada on Friday, the Global Times (GT) reported.
Beijing [China], September 26 (ANI): After the release of two Canadian citizens Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, there are still over 100 Canadians who are currently detained in China jails for various reasons, said reports.
Updated : 1 year, 6 months ago IST
Ottawa [Canada], September 25 (ANI): Canadian citizens Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, who were arrested in China nearly three years ago have been released and are on a flight back home, Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced.
Updated : 1 year, 7 months ago IST
Washington [US] August 11 (ANI): The United States on Wednesday condemned Beijing's sentencing of Canadian citizen Michael Spavor, and called for the immediate and unconditional release of all people arbitrarily detained in China.
Updated : 2 years ago IST
Beijing [China], March 22 (ANI): Several diplomats were denied access to a Chinese court on Monday as the detained Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig went on trial in Beijing on espionage charges.
Ottawa [Canada], March 20 (ANI): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday slammed China's treatment of two of its nationals there, saying it threatens both 'respect for the rule of law' and Beijing's relationships with Western nations.
Beijing [China], March 18 (ANI): Two Canadian citizens charged with espionage in China will go on trial Friday and Monday, more than two years after they were first detained.
Ottawa [Canada], March 17 (ANI): An overwhelming majority of Canadians say there can be no improvement in bilateral relations with China until two of their compatriots held in detention in the country are released, an Angus Reid Institute poll has revealed.
Beijing [China], March 14 (ANI): Canadian nationals Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, who were prosecuted by the procuratorates in China for suspected crimes undermining China's national security, will soon be tried, a source said.
Beijing [China], March 13 (ANI): The detention of a handful of foreigners in recent years have instilled a deep fear in some people against visiting China as relations between Beijing and the West worsened.
Updated : 2 years, 1 month ago IST
Ottawa [Canada], February 16 (ANI): Beijing has hit out at "hypocritical and despicable" Canada for leading a coalition of 58 countries in a non-binding denunciation of state-sponsored arbitrary detention of foreign nationals for political purposes in China.