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Australia Condemns China for Treatment of Detained Journalist

Australia Condemns China for Treatment of Detained Journalist

SYDNEY (AP) —Australia has urged China to allow an Australian television anchor detained in Beijing to communicate with her family. Cheng Lei was arrested in August 2020 while working for the Chinese government’s English language broadcaster CGTN. She was charged formally with “illegally supplying state secrets overseas” and has had no contact with her family…