Concerns are growing that China is targeting foreign citizens to put pressure on their governments. Photo: AFP Concerns are growing that China is targeting foreign citizens to put pressure on their governments. Photo: AFP
Concerns are growing that China is targeting foreign citizens to put pressure on their governments. Photo: AFP

Could Americans be next after China detains Canadian and Australian citizens?

  • Analysts question whether Chinese government is willing to risk America’s anger by detaining its citizens, but may be using Canada as a proxy
  • The West is increasingly concerned about possible ‘hostage diplomacy’ – a practice Beijing has denied

Topic |   Meng Wanzhou
Concerns are growing that China is targeting foreign citizens to put pressure on their governments. Photo: AFP Concerns are growing that China is targeting foreign citizens to put pressure on their governments. Photo: AFP
Concerns are growing that China is targeting foreign citizens to put pressure on their governments. Photo: AFP
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