China Warns US It May Detain Americans Over Prosecution Of Scholars: Report
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China Warns US It May Detain Americans Over Prosecution Of Scholars: Report

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October 18, 2020

The Chinese government has warned Washington it may detain Americans in China in response to the Justice Department's prosecution of Chinese military-affiliated scholars, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday. The newspaper, citing unnamed people familiar with the matter, said Chinese officials had issued repeated warnings through multiple channels to U.S. government officials.


New Delhi, 18 October 2020

As per news report of NDTV, the paper said China's message was the United States should end prosecutions of Chinese scholars in U.S. courts, or Americans in China could find themselves in violation of Chinese law. A State Department advisory on Sept. 14 warning against travel to China said the Chinese government uses arbitrary detention and exit bans for U.S. citizens and others "to gain bargaining leverage over foreign governments."

Source -NDTV


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