Yang Hengjun - updates

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China sentences Swedish bookseller Gui Minhai to 10 years

Feb 25, 2020 - 11:35 AM

Gui is one of 5 Hong Kong-based booksellers known for publishing salacious titles about Chinese political leaders

GUI MINHAI. Placards showing missing bookseller Lee Bo (L) and his associate Gui Minhai (R) are seen left by members of the Civic party outside the China liaison office in Hong Kong on January 19, 2016. File photo by Philippe Lopez/AFP

Australia slams China's 'unacceptable' treatment of jailed writer

Dec 02, 2019 - 9:05 AM

In an unusually frank statement, Australia's foreign minister Marise Payne says she is 'very concerned by reports from a recent consular visit to Australian citizen Dr Yang Hengjun'


Australia demands China treat detained national 'fairly'

Jan 24, 2019 - 4:23 PM

Yang Hengjun – a novelist, democracy advocate and former Chinese diplomat – is detained and charged with 'espionage' upon arriving in China from the United States

DETAINED. File photo of Chinese-Australian author Yang Hengjun. From facebook.com/yanghengjun