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

    5 days ago - By Chron

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    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. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau slammed China for "arbitrarily" applying the death penalty on Schellenberg.
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