Tensions between China and Australia soured in 2018 after the latter banned Huawei from its 5G network. Photo: Shutterstock Tensions between China and Australia soured in 2018 after the latter banned Huawei from its 5G network. Photo: Shutterstock
Tensions between China and Australia soured in 2018 after the latter banned Huawei from its 5G network. Photo: Shutterstock

China urges Australia to close offshore detention centres

  • In a statement to the UN Human Rights Council, Beijing said it was ‘deeply concerned’ by conditions at ‘third country’ sites holding refugees and asylum seekers
  • China itself has long faced accusations that it operates detention centres, with experts estimating it has detained more than a million people in Xinjiang

Topic |   China-Australia relations
Tensions between China and Australia soured in 2018 after the latter banned Huawei from its 5G network. Photo: Shutterstock Tensions between China and Australia soured in 2018 after the latter banned Huawei from its 5G network. Photo: Shutterstock
Tensions between China and Australia soured in 2018 after the latter banned Huawei from its 5G network. Photo: Shutterstock
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