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Australia has demanded China treat detained novelist Yang Hengjun "transparently and fairly." Beijing says the influential blogger, who is also an Australian citizen, is being held on national security grounds.
China has now acknowledged it has detained Australian Yang Hengjun. DW spoke with the activist and blogger's former professor and mentor, who fears the worst for his friend.
Former Chinese diplomat Yang Hengjun, an outspoken critic of China's Communist Party, is feared missing. The author, who is now an Australian citizen, has not been seen since he entered China five days ago.
Internet freedom remains on the decline worldwide, a report by US-based think tank Freedom House shows. DW's Chrispin Mwakideu spoke to Freedom on the Net 2018 Program Manager Mai Truong about the findings.
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