Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang announced Yuan Keqing’s detention on Thursday, nine months after the academic went missing. Photo: AP
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang announced Yuan Keqing’s detention on Thursday, nine months after the academic went missing. Photo: AP
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Chinese academic at Japan university detained by China for spying

  • Hokkaido University last heard from Yuan Keqing in mid-June after he left Japan to attend his mother’s funeral in China
  • Details of his alleged crime have not been disclosed by Beijing. A foreign ministry spokesman said the facts were ‘clear and evidence conclusive’

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang announced Yuan Keqing’s detention on Thursday, nine months after the academic went missing. Photo: AP
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang announced Yuan Keqing’s detention on Thursday, nine months after the academic went missing. Photo: AP
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