The silence is deafening from a Canadian government paralyzed and unwilling to say anything that might offend China, whether it’s the genocide of Uyghur people or a new Hong Kong law that could bar people, including foreigners, from leaving the territory.
Of course, there are the “Two Michaels” — Canadians Kovrig and Spavor, arbitrarily detained in retaliation for the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou — who have been in jail for 872 days. It is horrific for them and their families.
By all appearances, China is winning this hostage-diplomacy war.
Come Aug. 1, the more than 300,000 Canadians living in Hong Kong will no longer be assured that they will be able to leave, especially …read more
Source:: Vancouver Sun – World