China expelled three Canadian members of parliament Jan. 7 for meeting relatives of detained dissidents and calling for the release of political prisoners.

The Canadians said on arrival in Hong Kong that they were "manhandled" and "thrown into a bus" before being driven to Beijing's international airport. Svend Robinson, the group spokesman, called the treatment "an outrage." He said the group was headed to a Beijing jail, where dissident Chen Ziming is held, when the bus was diverted.

A Chinese Foreign Ministry official said the group was "engaging in activities incompatible with their status in China."

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.