Canadian Michael Kovrig, accused of acting with countryman Michael Spavor to steal state secrets, met diplomats on Monday. Photo: AP

Canadian officials visit former diplomat Michael Kovrig in custody in China

  • Canada’s foreign ministry complains about ‘arbitrary’ detention of citizens
  • Kovrig detained on suspicion of stealing state secrets
Topic |   Canada

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Canadian Michael Kovrig, accused of acting with countryman Michael Spavor to steal state secrets, met diplomats on Monday. Photo: AP
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January’s retrial of Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg deepened the diplomatic spat between Beijing and Ottawa. Photo: AFP

Chinese court delays ruling on Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg’s death penalty appeal

  • He was sentenced to death in January after a court ruled his 15-year prison sentence for drug smuggling was too lenient
  • The resentencing – which Canada called arbitrary and inhumane – followed the arrest in Vancouver of Huawei executive Sabrina Meng Wanzhou
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January’s retrial of Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg deepened the diplomatic spat between Beijing and Ottawa. Photo: AFP
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