Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop speaks at the launching ceremony of the Australia-China Relations Institute in Sydney on May 16. Photo: AP Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop speaks at the launching ceremony of the Australia-China Relations Institute in Sydney on May 16. Photo: AP
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop speaks at the launching ceremony of the Australia-China Relations Institute in Sydney on May 16. Photo: AP

Australia seeks release of Chinese-born artist held in Beijing

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says Sydney will "do what we can to release him" after reports 52-year-old Tiananmen veteran and Australian citizen Guo Jian had been detained in Beijing

Topic |   Tiananmen Square crackdown
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop speaks at the launching ceremony of the Australia-China Relations Institute in Sydney on May 16. Photo: AP Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop speaks at the launching ceremony of the Australia-China Relations Institute in Sydney on May 16. Photo: AP
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop speaks at the launching ceremony of the Australia-China Relations Institute in Sydney on May 16. Photo: AP
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