Yang Hengjun: Australian writer detained in China vows to ‘fight to the end’

//Yang Hengjun: Australian writer detained in China vows to ‘fight to the end’

Yang Hengjun: Australian writer detained in China vows to ‘fight to the end’

Australian writer Yang Hengjun, detained by Chinese authorities for 18 months, has told family he has refused to make a false confession, as his case appears to move closer to trial.Yang’s lawyer was on Thursday allowed access to the Beijing detention facility where the 55-year-old writer is being held, for the first time since he was detained in January 2019, friends said.Yang was formally charged with suspicion of espionage in March this year. Australia has strongly objected to the indictment…

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