China chages Australian journalist for supplying state secrets; HK radio star arrested for sedition

Sydney (AFP) Feb 8, 2021
An Australian journalist who disappeared from Chinese state television’s airwaves six months ago and was detained by Beijing authorities has been formally arrested for “supplying state secrets overseas”. Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said Monday that China had revealed it formally arrested Cheng Lei on February 5, after taking her into custody last August without explanation.

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