Former civil servant Yao Jinqi was extradited from Bulgaria to China last year to face charges of corruption. Photo: Xinhua
Nicolas Groffman
Opinion

Opinion

Nicolas Groffman

China’s extradition requests must be based in law, not on persuasion

  • Beijing’s pursuit of fugitives overseas is rooted in President Xi Jinping’s call to end ‘avoidance paradise’, but bringing them home is not straightforward

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Former civil servant Yao Jinqi was extradited from Bulgaria to China last year to face charges of corruption. Photo: Xinhua
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