The Canadian Press

1992-01-07 | Canadians-China

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A human rights fact-finding mission in China turned sour for three Canadian MPs. New Democrat Svend Robinson, Liberal Beryl Gaffney and Tory Geoff Scott were expelled for what the Chinese government called "engaging in activities incompatible with their status in China." Robinson said the three were treated as common criminals. (The Chinese didn't spell it out but the parliamentarians think they were booted out because they visited a number of relatives of people jailed after the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre.)

Date: 1992-01-07
Placeline: Hong Kong
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 29 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we were at the throne I think is a set a safe word we were manhandled Mister Scott and myself were manhandled by police officers by a large number of police officers were thrown into the bus ms Gaffney was then escorted to the bus with us we were taken in the bus directly to the airport accompanied by approximately fourteen cards for in front and ten in the back and many police officers in the bus with us >>

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