Travel warning for China: Washington warns Americans against arbitrary detention

in view of the growing tensions in relation to Beijing, the government in Washington has warned on Saturday of American citizens from traveling to China. The Am

Travel warning for China: Washington warns Americans against arbitrary detention

in view of the growing tensions in relation to Beijing, the government in Washington has warned on Saturday of American citizens from traveling to China. The American Ministry of foreign Affairs stated that an "increased risk" for "arbitrary detention" in the people's Republic of insist. Background to the dispute between Beijing and Washington because of the situation in Hong Kong.

According to the State Department to citizens of the United States is threatening interrogations and detentions "for reasons of national security'". Also be prohibited, with the Departure to be expected. Australia and Canada also travel warnings, including fear of arbitrary detention of its citizens in China.

last year, the Chinese-Australian writer Yang Hengjun in China was arrested. At the beginning of the year, he was accused of espionage. Also, two Canadians have been detained in the people's Republic, after the canadian authorities had taken the end of 2018, on the basis of an arrest warrant in the United States, the financial boss of the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, Meng Wanzhou, fixed.

Updated Date: 11 July 2020, 20:19

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