EU demands China release citizen reporter Zhang Zhan and 12 Hong Kong activists detained at sea

//EU demands China release citizen reporter Zhang Zhan and 12 Hong Kong activists detained at sea

EU demands China release citizen reporter Zhang Zhan and 12 Hong Kong activists detained at sea

The European Union on Tuesday demanded China release citizen journalist Zhang Zhan and 12 Hong Kong activists detained at sea, as it looks to seal an investment deal with Beijing.The flurry of EU statements came as the bloc gears up to agree the pact with China after seven years of painstaking negotiations, despite concerns about China’s labour and civil rights record.Zhang was jailed on Monday for four years over allegations of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble” during her coverage of…

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