December 16, 2019
China’s ’Hostage Diplomacy’ Cannot Be Allowed to Stand
By Ankit Panda
Michael Kovrig, Michael Spavor, and Yang Hengjun must be freed.
August 27, 2019
Why Did China Charge an Australian Blogger With Espionage?
By Grant Wyeth
The arrest of Yang will be a test of Canberra's resolve in pushing back against Beijing's use of arbitrary detention.
April 30, 2019
Wife of Australian Writer Detained in China Sends Petitions to Xi
By Charlotte Gao
Yang Hengjun has been detained for three-plus months without access to lawyers or family.
January 25, 2019
China Detains Australian Writer on National Security Charge
By Christopher Bodeen and Rod McGuirk
The detained Yang Hengjun is a novelist and a prolific online commentator, who often addressed sensitive political issues.