Two Canadians Detained in China Indicted on Espionage Charges

HONG KONG—Chinese prosecutors have formally indicted two Canadian citizens on espionage rates much more than 18 months following the men ended up initially detained, advancing a pair of circumstances greatly witnessed as retribution for Canada’s arrest of a properly-connected Chinese Huawei govt.

Michael Kovrig, a researcher and former Canadian diplomat, was charged with “probing into state insider secrets and intelligence” on behalf of international actors, though entrepreneur Michael Spavor was accused of “probing into and illegally offering state secrets” to international…