15 academics and leaders of NGOs, think tanks urge China to release Canadian Michael Kovrig

Fifteen leaders of foreign policy think tanks, advocacy organisations and academic institutions have issued a joint statement on Monday urging China to immediately release detained former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig. Kovrig was arrested by authorities in Beijing last December for allegedly stealing “sensitive information,” according to the official state-run Xinhua news agency, citing unnamed authorities. Another Canadian, businessman […]