Canada’s foreign minister Chrystia Freeland said officials had spoken to China’s ambassador to Canada and requested clemency. Photo: AP

Canada calls for clemency over drug trafficking death sentence for citizen Robert Schellenberg in China

  • Monday’s retrial on drug trafficking offence followed row over Canada’s arrest of Huawei executive and China’s detention of two other Canadians
  • Foreign minister Chrystia Freeland calls penalty ‘inhumane and inappropriate’ after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemns its ‘arbitrary’ use
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Canada’s foreign minister Chrystia Freeland said officials had spoken to China’s ambassador to Canada and requested clemency. Photo: AP
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