Global Affairs calls in China ambassador over claims of secret police stations


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Dylan Robertson, The Canadian Press OTTAWA - A Global Affairs Canada official says the department has called in China's ambassador numerous times over allegations that secret police stations are targeting that country's diaspora in Canada. A human-rights group has reported that China operates secret overseas police stations in more than 50 locations around the globe to keep tabs on its citizens abroad. The Spain-based group Safeguard Defenders said three such locations operate in Toronto, but the Chinese embassy in Canada has described them as volunteer-run service stations to process things like driver's licences. The RCMP said in early November that...