PM urges detained writer's release after appeal waived

By Andrew Brown and Tess Ikonomou
Updated February 21 2024 - 4:55pm, first published 4:53pm
Yang Hengjun is facing the prospect of life behind bars in China following his guilty verdict. (AP PHOTO)
Yang Hengjun is facing the prospect of life behind bars in China following his guilty verdict. (AP PHOTO)

The prime minister has vowed to keep advocating for the release of Australian Yang Hengjun, after the jailed writer decided not to appeal his suspended death sentence.

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