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
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

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