Canada creates coalition with 57 countries to declare arbitrary detentions immoral : worldnewsFebruary 16, 2021
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Canada and a coalition of 57 other countries offered vocal support Monday for a new international declaration denouncing state-sponsored arbitrary detention of foreign nationals for political purposes.
Canada and its major allies in the G7, the Five Eyes intelligence sharing network, and countries on every continent support the new declaration, which is non-binding but aims to shame countries that engage in targeted detentions of foreign nationals to achieve a political end.
China became incensed as Canada built the coalition of countries to speak out on behalf of Kovrig and Spavor.