WaPo: China sentences second Canadian in as many days to death, in apparent escalation
Tue August, 2020, Age: 4 years
“China’s courts have sentenced two Canadians to death in the space of two days, deepening tensions between Beijing and Ottawa linked to the case of a Huawei Technologies executive who was arrested at the end of 2018. Four Canadian citizens are now on death row in China, and two others being held on espionage charges face lengthy prison terms if convicted. All the cases have emerged or escalated since Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s chief financial officer and daughter of its founder, was arrested in Vancouver at the United States’ request,” reports the Washington Post.