May 18, 2024

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Two Canadians Detained in China Indicted on Espionage Charges

HONG KONG—Chinese prosecutors have formally indicted two Canadian citizens on espionage charges, extra than 18 months just after the adult males had been 1st detained, advancing a pair of instances extensively witnessed as retribution for Canada’s arrest of a very well-linked Chinese Huawei government.

Michael Kovrig, a researcher and previous Canadian diplomat, was charged with “probing into point out strategies and intelligence” on behalf of overseas actors, when entrepreneur Michael Spavor was accused of “probing into and illegally delivering point out secrets” to…