China’s Detention of Canadians Shows Regime’s True Colors


China’s refusal to relent on releasing detained Canadian citizens—which, despite Beijing’s public claims to the contrary, seems to be in retaliation for the arrest of Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou on Canadian soil—finally prompted Ottawa to depart from the careful tone it had taken and ask allies to show a unified front in demanding the release of the Canadians.


Michael Spratt, a lawyer specializing in criminal law, says playing politics with an extradition process is a perilous game.

“Indeed, one of the defining features of Canadian democracy is the rule of law and any steps that weaken judicial institutions or our international obligations is dangerous,” he said.

Read Omid Ghoreishi’s full article: Epoch Times