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China Sentences Canadian Accused of Drug Trafficking to Death - Following the Arrest of Huawei Exec in Canada

2 days ago   |   By Time

A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian man to death on accusations of drug trafficking, a move that could escalate tensions between the two nations stemming from the arrest of a Huawei Technologies Co. executive.
Robert Lloyd Schellenberg faces the death penalty for drug trafficking after a one-day trial, according to a statement posted on the website of the Dalian Intermediate People's Court. Schellenberg was initially sentenced to 15 years in prison after his conviction, but saw the penalty increased after an appeal. He can still appeal the latest decision.
“It is of extreme concern to us...
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China changes Canadian's prison sentence to death amid Huawei tensions

2 days ago   |   By NBC News

The move comes after Beijing detained two Canadians last month in apparent retaliation for Canada's arrest of a Chinese technology executive.
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