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Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg risks death penalty in China as drug smuggling retrial begins

S.China Morning Post Monday, 14 January 2019 ()
Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg risks death penalty in China as drug smuggling retrial beginsA Canadian man accused of drug smuggling in China faced a new trial on Monday after an upper court called for a harsher sentence in a case that could further strain ties between Beijing and Ottawa. Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, who was originally sentenced to 15 years in prison and a 150,000 yuan (US$22,000) fine, could now potentially face the death penalty under China’s zero-tolerance drug laws. His retrial in the northeast city of Dalian comes against the backdrop of the Chinese...
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has accused China of using the death penalty arbitrarily after a Chinese court sentenced a Canadian man to be executed for drug smuggling. Michelle Hennessy reports.

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