Canada’s PM condemns China death sentence for Canadian drug smuggler, raising tensions

A Chinese court has sentenced a Canadian man to death for drug smuggling, a ruling sure to aggravate already sour relations between Beijing and Ottawa following the arrest of a senior Chinese executive in Canada.

 

  • Relations between the two nations are already strained over arrest of Huawei CFO
  • Schellenberg had conspired to smuggle 222kg of methamphetamine from China to Australia
  • Human rights organisations estimate China executions to be around 2,000 annually

Read Full Story Here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-01-15/china-sentences-canadian-to-death,-raises-diplomatic-tension/10715308

 

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