Ti-Anna Wang

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Ti-Anna Wang
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Ti-Anna Wang (born 1989) is a Chinese-Canadian-American dissident and daughter of Wang Bingzhang. Her father is currently imprisoned in China for political agitation. [1]



She grew up in Montreal. In 2008, she lobbied for the release of her father. [2]

Fred Hiatt wrote a fictional account of her efforts to free her father. [3] On January 9, 2019, she was denied entry to China while trying to visit her father. Despite possessing a valid visa she was deported to Jeju Island, South Korea. On January 16 she took a return flight from Seoul to Toronto that connected through Beijing. When the plane landed in Beijing, she was detained by police and sent back to South Korea. [4] [5] [6]

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  1. "Wang Bingzhang: Political Dissident Still Imprisoned by China". www.cbc.ca. Retrieved 5 February 2019.
  2. "A Tale of Two Girls". 11 June 2013.
  3. Wax, Emily (5 April 2013). "Daughter of imprisoned Chinese activist inspires 'Nine Days' by Fred Hiatt, a book about their plight" via washingtonpost.com.
  4. "Canadian who tried to visit ailing father in China blocked from flying home". www.ctvnews.ca. CTV News. 17 January 2017. Archived from the original on 19 January 2019. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  5. MacCharles, Tonda (16 January 2019). "Chinese police prevent Canadian woman from returning home on connecting flight through Beijing". thestar.com. The Toronto Star. Archived from the original on 19 January 2019. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  6. Global News (18 January 2019). Canadian woman detained in China speaks about 'terrifying' ordeal (Interview). YouTube. Retrieved 19 January 2019.