Supporters of Canadian detainees Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig outside an extradition hearing for Huawei Technologies’ Meng Wanzhou in 2019. Photo: Reuters
Supporters of Canadian detainees Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig outside an extradition hearing for Huawei Technologies’ Meng Wanzhou in 2019. Photo: Reuters
Canada

China hits back at ‘despicable’ Canada’s call to end arbitrary detentions of foreign nationals

  • Chinese embassy says Ottawa is hypocritical after US and 57 other countries join opposition to state-sponsored arrests
  • Declaration is latest Canadian effort to pressure for release of two of its citizens held in China since December 2018

Supporters of Canadian detainees Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig outside an extradition hearing for Huawei Technologies’ Meng Wanzhou in 2019. Photo: Reuters
Supporters of Canadian detainees Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig outside an extradition hearing for Huawei Technologies’ Meng Wanzhou in 2019. Photo: Reuters
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