Since 2015, at least 13 Japanese citizens have been detained in China on various charges. Photo: AP
Since 2015, at least 13 Japanese citizens have been detained in China on various charges. Photo: AP

China detains Japanese professor on suspicion of spying

  • The Hokkaido University academic was taken into custody in Beijing, with the authorities saying he ‘violated domestic laws’
  • Since 2015, at least 13 Japanese citizens have been detained in China on various charges, including espionage

Since 2015, at least 13 Japanese citizens have been detained in China on various charges. Photo: AP
Since 2015, at least 13 Japanese citizens have been detained in China on various charges. Photo: AP
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