Robert Lloyd Schellenberg faced a retrial in 2019 and had his sentence upgraded to the death penalty. Photo: Reuters
Robert Lloyd Schellenberg faced a retrial in 2019 and had his sentence upgraded to the death penalty. Photo: Reuters
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China rejects Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg’s appeal against drug smuggling death penalty

  • Court upholds ruling of 2019 retrial, which had found the original sentence of 15 years in prison to be too lenient
  • Canada’s ambassador to China says the ruling and the trials of Michaels Kovrig and Spavor are linked to the Meng Wanzhou extradition case in Vancouver

Robert Lloyd Schellenberg faced a retrial in 2019 and had his sentence upgraded to the death penalty. Photo: Reuters
Robert Lloyd Schellenberg faced a retrial in 2019 and had his sentence upgraded to the death penalty. Photo: Reuters
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