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China sentenced a Canadian man to death in the latest escalation of the countries' feud over Huawei

Posted On: Jan 14, 2019   |   Posted By: Business Insider

China sentenced a Canadian man to death in the latest escalation of the countries' feud over Huawei

A court in Dalian, China, sentenced a 36-year-old Canadian man to death on charges of international drug trafficking on Monday.
Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was detained in China in 2014 and sentenced to 15 years last November, before a Chinese court said his sentence was too lenient and retried him.
The death sentence comes a month into China and Canada's diplomatic feud over Ottawa's arrest and detention of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou.
Schellenberg says he was framed.
A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian man to death on charges of drug smuggling on Monday in the latest escalation of Beijing and Ottawa's diplomatic feud over the detention of Chinese tech giant Huawei's CFO.
The Dalian Intermediate People's Court in Liaoning, a province in northeastern China, handed down Robert Lloyd Schoenberg's judgment at his retrial on Monday, it said in a statement on its website.
Schellenberg, 36, was detained in China in 2014. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison on charges of smuggling drugs last November. Schellenberg...

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