China formally arrests detained Canadians on state secret charges

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  • Published on:  Thursday, May 16, 2019
  • Chinese authorities have formally arrested two Canadians detained last year, Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig, on state secrets charges, China's foreign ministry said on Thursday, in what is likely to further increase tensions between Ottawa and Beijing.

    The measures were in accordance with the law, Lu said, and Beijing hoped Canada "will not make irresponsible remarks" about law enforcement and judicial proceedings in China.

    Businessman Michael Spavor, who worked with North Korea, and former diplomat Michael Kovrig were detained separately in December, shortly after Canada arrested Huawei Technologies Co Ltd Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, who faces extradition to the United States.

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  • Cave Man
    Cave Man  3 months ago

    Good job China, you don’t want to be so kind from now on. Those two men should have been taking off street long time ago.

  • Darcy Mcnabb
    Darcy Mcnabb  4 months ago

    china will pay for there treachery we Canadians viewed them as freinds, now we see them for what they are .....enemies.

  • Donkey Kong
    Donkey Kong  4 months ago +1

    Because China isn’t a democracy doesn’t make foreigners to the nation innocent of spying. Frankly spying on China is most intensive because westerners want to know how the deal makers in China.

  • Nightcor EDM
    Nightcor EDM  4 months ago +2

    Can you release Huawei CEO's daughter already dumbfvck

  • Jarek S
    Jarek S  4 months ago +1

    They are following North Korea's lead. Detain/ charge foreigners in hope of using the tactic as leverage against their government.

  • Lar M
    Lar M  4 months ago +1

    Trumps makes China Great Again. Canada should get the message.

  • Lar M
    Lar M  4 months ago +1

    Trudeau and his party took millions of donation from Socialist dictatorship China and now this is how this 'donor' treating him back !

  • Lar M
    Lar M  4 months ago +1

    Take action before these two Canadian are being run over by the Communist military tanks !

  • Lar M
    Lar M  4 months ago +1

    These commie can charge anybody whatever they see fit. If they are not evacuated from this brutal dictator public execution totally without trial will be next.

  • David Hyde
    David Hyde  4 months ago +1

    They are doing this believing that Canadians will cave but that’s not what I am seeing and I live in a high density Chinese community
    China is making it up as they go along and warns Canada not to call the Chinese government criminals
    The whole world is watching and China is not in control of every country and will lose as would any business that believes that they can threaten the entire world by holding them hostage under threat of killing your citizens who are in their control
    Huawei is a Chinese military funded Corporation
    What trump is saying is logical and probable and let’s hope they have evidence that back their claims
    The corporation daughter of Huawei is living in her multi million dollar mansion
    CANADA 🇨🇦 has a restriction on her to not leave the country or Vancouver
    She will not be executed

  • Shawn Marla
    Shawn Marla  4 months ago +8

    I feel bad for those fellow Canadians knowing that our prime minister is an incompetent fool.

  • 吃茶猫
    吃茶猫  4 months ago +2

    Justice upheld!

  • issareign
    issareign  4 months ago

    Wa jing gee she jurr arr arr

  • akev
    akev  4 months ago +3

    Canadians should stop travelling to China. Read the Canadian government travel advisory.

  • Kenneth Ng
    Kenneth Ng  4 months ago +3

    China is such an intolerant shxxhole. And CCP is the largest enemy of human being.

  • Adam Cheley
    Adam Cheley  4 months ago +1

    Stop spying Canadian Government.

  • Black Label
    Black Label  4 months ago +1

    Communist Chinese must be slaughtered whenever the opportunity presents itself!

  • Black Label
    Black Label  4 months ago +9

    Does Justin Trudeau still admire "China's Basic Dictatorship"?

  • S O U T H E R N
    S O U T H E R N  4 months ago +4

    Chinese only people to steal tech secrets and get away with it. SMH

    JESUS SON OF GOD  4 months ago +4

    gσσ∂ вℓєѕѕ уσυ ¢нιηα!!!!