Actually, the case was closed, but now the canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was convicted of drug trafficking by a Chinese court to death. The judgment is likely to put relations between Beijing and Ottawa on a re-trial.
According to a report in the “Washington Post” was Schellenberg had already been arrested in 2014 and sentenced to 2016 imprisonment for a term of 15 years. Therefore, his original sentence of a court of appeal was classified as loose. The death penalty was then, during a second procedure imposed.
Kovrig, according to China, there is no immunity to
On the same day the news Agency Reuters reported that China is to the detained former canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig no immunity. He was accused of endangering China’s national security.
experts estimate that the arrest Kovrigs as a retaliation for the arrest of Huawei chief financial officer Meng in Canada. The top Manager of the Chinese technology group Huawei on 1. December in Vancouver. The USA accuse her of violations of the Iran sanctions, and calling for their extradition. The arrest infuriated the Chinese government.
the ratio of the States has since been tense.