Is Vanuatu’s deportation of six Chinese nationals an erosion of its democratic rights at Beijing’s bidding?

The Chinese police officers touched down at Vanuatu’s main gateway, Bauerfield International Airport in the capital Port Vila, on a Wednesday afternoon. A little over a week later, on July 6, the law enforcement officers, dressed in plain clothes and accompanied by Vanuatu police, marched a half-dozen Chinese nationals onto a chartered jet bound for China.The five men and one woman, reportedly accused by Chinese authorities of running an internet scam, were charged with no crime in Vanuatu, a…

source https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/geopolitics/article/3018076/vanuatus-deportation-six-chinese-nationals-erosion-its

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