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Canada asks China clemency for convicted drug trafficker

Jan 16, 2019 - 11:45 AM

The timing and swiftness of Robert Lloyd Schellenberg's sentence, and the inclusion of new evidence, raise suspicion among observers

REQUEST FOR CLEMENCY. Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland says they have already spoken with China's ambassador to Canada and 'requested clemency' for Robert Lloyd Schellenberg. File photo from the Twitter account of Chrystia Freeland

China, Canada diplomatic row escalates with death sentence

Jan 15, 2019 - 2:19 PM

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expresses 'extreme concern' that China has 'chosen to arbitrarily' apply the death penalty

SENTENCING. This photograph taken and released by the Intermediate Peoples' Court of Dalian on January 14, 2019, shows Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg (C) during his retrial on drug trafficking charges in the court in Dalian in China's northeast Liaoning province. Handout photo/AFP

Chinese court sentences Canadian drug suspect to death

Jan 14, 2019 - 9:50 PM

'The court completely rejects the accused person's explanation and defense because it is completely at odds with the facts,' says the chief judge

Chinese police patrol in front of the Canadian embassy in Beijing on December 14, 2018. China confirmed on December 13 that two Canadians are under investigation on suspicion of endangering the country's national security, fuelling tensions after Canada's arrest of a top Chinese telecom executive on a US request. GREG BAKER / AFP

Canadian risks harsher sentence at China drug retrial

Jan 14, 2019 - 10:11 AM

Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, originally sentenced to 15 years in prison and a 150,000 yuan ($22,000) forfeiture, could now potentially face the death penalty under China's zero-tolerance drug laws