Ties between China and Australia have grown increasingly frayed in recent months. Photo: EPA Ties between China and Australia have grown increasingly frayed in recent months. Photo: EPA
Ties between China and Australia have grown increasingly frayed in recent months. Photo: EPA

Chinese academics in Australia shocked, fear ‘chilling effect’ after Canberra revokes visas of two scholars

  • Chen Hong and Li Jianjun have been stripped of visas amid an escalating diplomatic crisis involving counterclaims of espionage and media intimidation
  • Other Australia-based academics from China see the move as ‘disturbing’ and are concerned it will hurt scholarship and Sino-Australian engagement

Topic |   China-Australia relations
Ties between China and Australia have grown increasingly frayed in recent months. Photo: EPA Ties between China and Australia have grown increasingly frayed in recent months. Photo: EPA
Ties between China and Australia have grown increasingly frayed in recent months. Photo: EPA
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