Tag: Canada

China Confirms Arrest of Second Canadian as Pressure Mounts on Ottawa to Free Political Prisoner Meng Wanzhou

China’s Foreign Ministry has confirmed the arrest of Canadian national Michael Spavor. Spavor is a businessman who is perhaps most famous for organising tours of the DPRK (North Korea) for westerners. Spavor met with DPRK leader Kim Jong-un long before Donald Trump ever did and reportedly helped to arrange some of […]

Trump Accidentally Admits That China is Correct About Meng Wanzhou

On 11 December, three important developments occurred regarding the political imprisonment of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou. First, with no formal extradition request from the United States forthcoming, a Canadian judge temporarily freed Meng on a whopping $10 million bail. Then it was announced that former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig was arrested in […]

On World Human Rights Day, The Inhumane Treatment of Huawei Meng Wanzhou by Canadian Authorities Becomes Clearer

After summoning the Canadian Ambassador in Beijing, China has now summoned the American Ambassador to discuss the status of Meng Wanzhou – the Chinese political prisoner who remains behind bars in Canada in spite of having committed no wrongdoing. While China has warned Canada of “grave consequences” if Meng is not […]