Australian writer Yang Hengjun is being held in residential detention in Beijing as part of a state security investigation, Chinese authorities say. Photo: ReutersAustralian writer Yang Hengjun is being held in residential detention in Beijing as part of a state security investigation, Chinese authorities say. Photo: Reuters
Australian writer Yang Hengjun is being held in residential detention in Beijing as part of a state security investigation, Chinese authorities say. Photo: Reuters

Australian spy novelist Yang Hengjun held in China in state security investigation

  • Former Chinese diplomat, 53, in residential detention in Beijing, Canberra says
  • Friends say they have not heard from Yang since he flew into south China airport on Saturday

Topic |   Australia
Australian writer Yang Hengjun is being held in residential detention in Beijing as part of a state security investigation, Chinese authorities say. Photo: ReutersAustralian writer Yang Hengjun is being held in residential detention in Beijing as part of a state security investigation, Chinese authorities say. Photo: Reuters
Australian writer Yang Hengjun is being held in residential detention in Beijing as part of a state security investigation, Chinese authorities say. Photo: Reuters
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