Supporters hold signs calling for China to release Canadian detainees Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig in Vancouver in March 2019. The pair have just had virtual access to Canada’s ambassador. Photo: Reuters Supporters hold signs calling for China to release Canadian detainees Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig in Vancouver in March 2019. The pair have just had virtual access to Canada’s ambassador. Photo: Reuters
Supporters hold signs calling for China to release Canadian detainees Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig in Vancouver in March 2019. The pair have just had virtual access to Canada’s ambassador. Photo: Reuters

Canada’s concerns about ‘arbitrary detention’ in China not eased by virtual ambassador visit for pair

  • Canada’s ambassador to China has been able to speak to Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor for the second time since coronavirus shut down visits
  • Ottawa calls for pair’s immediate release but Beijing accuses Canada of ‘double standards’ relating to Huawei executive’s arrest

Topic |   Canada
Supporters hold signs calling for China to release Canadian detainees Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig in Vancouver in March 2019. The pair have just had virtual access to Canada’s ambassador. Photo: Reuters Supporters hold signs calling for China to release Canadian detainees Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig in Vancouver in March 2019. The pair have just had virtual access to Canada’s ambassador. Photo: Reuters
Supporters hold signs calling for China to release Canadian detainees Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig in Vancouver in March 2019. The pair have just had virtual access to Canada’s ambassador. Photo: Reuters
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