Immigration lawyer says Canada naive about China corruption cases

  • World
  • Wednesday, 03 Jun 2015

Human rights lawyer David Matas gestures before the start of a news conference on the release of a report looking into organ harvesting from prisoners in China on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in this July 6, 2006 file photo. REUTERS/Chris Wattie/Files

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Canada is naive in its response to corruption cases brought by China against Chinese expatriates and economic ties may be discouraging it from questioning Beijing's motives, a Canadian immigration lawyer said in an interview.

Canada is believed to be home to about a quarter of 100 expatriates China is seeking under an operation called "Sky Net," which aims to repatriate Chinese suspected of corruption. Some 5 percent of Canada's population is of Chinese descent.

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