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Chinese Police: Montreal Area and Michael Spavor

chinese police: He was locked up for three weeks and eventually deported, according to CTV. Cigana wanted to share his experience with the Chinese legal system after two Canadians -- Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor -- were arrested there in December. Jason Cigana, a 39-year-old originally from the Montreal area, had been living and working in China's southern city of Shenzhen for six years when he was arrested by Chinese police in October. The Chinese government has said both Kovrig and Spavor were arrested on national-security grounds. Although his case is different from Kovrig's and Spavor's, Cigana's experience offers a rare look at how China handles people, including foreigners, while they are in custody. Their detentions appear to be in retaliation for Canada's arrest of Huawei senior executive Meng Wanzhou at the request of the United States. ( As reported in the news.