The "journalism" in this fascinating and well-written piece is absolutely fine, as you already know, of course. The allegations in the US Justice Department case against Meng Wanzhou, are indeed unclear, as Chief Justice Heather Holmes said during the extradition hearing on August 11.

China's seizure of Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig in 2018 and its holding them in custody as hostages ever since has been an appalling and thuggish abuse of police state power. But if ta principled way to resolve the extradition case against Meng Wanzhou that facilitates an early release and return home for Spavor and Kovrig can be found, it will be an important victory for humaneness and justice.

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“Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig have been held hostage since 2018 in an attempt to exert pressure on the Canadian government. During this time they are believed to have been subject to torture, sleep deprivation and solitary confinement,” said the alliance.

The quote contains an allegation that had no supporting evidence. Better journalism please.

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