People hold signs calling for China to release Canadian detainees Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig during an extradition hearing for Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou earlier this year. Photo: Reuters

China urged to free Canadian Michael Kovrig after year of detention

  • International Crisis Group leaders write plea for Kovrig’s release in Washington Post commentary
  • His detention has a ‘chilling effect’ on all those who would like to engage Beijing, they write
Topic |   Huawei
People hold signs calling for China to release Canadian detainees Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig during an extradition hearing for Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou earlier this year. Photo: Reuters
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