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China court rejects Canadian's appeal of death sentence

Drug smuggling ruling adds to tension over Huawei exec's likely US extradition

In January 2019, the Dalian Intermediate People's Court retried Schellenberg on drug smuggling charges and imposed the death penalty, overturning an earlier 15-year sentence.   © Reuters

BEIJING/OTTAWA (Reuters) -- A Chinese court upheld on Tuesday a Canadian man's death sentence for drug smuggling, a day before another court is due to rule on the case of another Canadian accused of spying.

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