Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a news conference in Ottawa in March. Photo: Bloomberg

Justin Trudeau vows to stand up to Beijing over ‘unacceptable’ arrest of two Canadians accused of spying in China

  • Chinese government ‘not following same kind of rules’ most democracies follow, Canadian prime minister says
  • Detention of former diplomat Michael Kovrig and businessman Michael Spavor thought to be in retaliation for arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a news conference in Ottawa in March. Photo: Bloomberg
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The Intermediate People’s Court in Jiangmen, Guangdong province, handed down death sentences to two accused and suspended death sentences for five others. Photo: Weibo

Chinese court sentences Canadian drug trafficker to death six years after his trial

  • Individual named as Fan Wei is second Canadian sentenced to death for drug offences this year after Dalian court passed judgment on Robert Schellenberg
  • American believed to be Mark Swidan is given suspended death penalty and sentenced to life in jail along with four unidentified Mexicans
Topic |   Canada

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The Intermediate People’s Court in Jiangmen, Guangdong province, handed down death sentences to two accused and suspended death sentences for five others. Photo: Weibo
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