Princeton graduate student Xiyue Wang in an undated picture provided by his family. He has been imprisoned in Iran since 2017. Photo: EPA

Beijing willing to step in to aid Wang Xiyue, Chinese-American scholar imprisoned in Iran, his wife says

  • Move by the Chinese government could be a goodwill gesture to Washington in the midst of efforts to end the trade war
  • Wang, who was in Iran for research on his PhD thesis, was found guilty in 2017 of attempting to ‘infiltrate’ the country at the behest of Princeton University
Topic |   Human rights

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Princeton graduate student Xiyue Wang in an undated picture provided by his family. He has been imprisoned in Iran since 2017. Photo: EPA
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