The Australian citizen, who is potentially facing the death penalty on an espionage charge in China, pleads with PM to ‘please help me’The detained Australian writer Yang Hengjun – potentially facing the death penalty on charges of espionage in China – has issued a plea to the prime minister, Scott Morrison, to “please help me go home as soon as possible”.In a message relayed through an Australian consular official, Yang thanked supporters for their assistance, and said he was indebted to the Australian embassy for continuing to visit him and advocate on his behalf. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/29/please-help-me-detained-australian-yang-hengjun-pleads-with-scott-morrison
Author : Ben Doherty
Publish date : 2019-08-28 23:44:45
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