Australian writer Yang Hengjun charged with spying in China

Australian writer Yang Hengjun charged with spying in China

A Chinese Australian writer, Yang Hengjun has been in Chinese custody in Guangzhou with his wife Yuan Xiaoliang and 14-year-old stepdaughter since Jan 2019. China’s foreign ministry has said Yang was suspected of engaging in criminal activities that endanger China’s security, but Yang’s Australian lawyer Rob Stary said the basis of the espionage charge remains unclear.

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