Category: China

18th Oct 2018

Suspected Chinese spy extradited to US

Last week, a Chinese Intelligence officer was extradited to the US to face economic espionage charges. Mr Yanjun Xu was arrested in Belgium last spring, after he travelled to Belgium from China.  On 10th October 2018, Mr Xu appeared before the Federal Court in Cincinnati to face charges of conspiring and attempting to commit economic […]

30th May 2018

Hong Kong’s first refusal of a US extradition bid

Yesterday, a US Department of State Annual report revealed that in October 2017, the leader of Hong Kong, Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, refused to extradite a detainee to the US. The detainee was placed in custody, in mainland China, and extradition was refused on the basis that Beijing was pursuing the detainee in relation to […]

22nd Dec 2017

Spanish court approves extradition of 93 to China

Spain’s National Court has ruled in favour of extraditing 93 Chinese citizens to China, all of whom are suspected of involvement in Spanish gangs that defrauded people in China out of millions of pounds through telephone scams. Spain was notified about the scam over a year ago, and since that time cooperated with China to […]

24th Sep 2017

China to seek more assistance from other nations in extraditing its citizens

It is reported that China will call for increased international cooperation to combat terrorism and corruption at Interpol’s general assembly next week. China has long sought more assistance from other nations in extraditing Chinese citizens, including on allegations of terrorism and corruption.  However, it has met with resistance, particularly from Western nations, in light of […]

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