Gulf Times - Robert-Lloyd-Schellenberg
Canada asks China for clemency for convicted drug trafficker

Canada asks China for clemency for convicted drug trafficker

Canada urged Beijing on Tuesday to grant clemency to a Canadian sentenced to death for drug trafficking, after his sentence reignited a diplomatic dispute that began last month.

Canadian drug smuggler faces retrial as China says 15 yrs too lenient

Canadian drug smuggler faces retrial as China says 15 yrs too lenient

A Chinese court said Saturday that a 15-year jail sentence for a Canadian national charged with drug smuggling was too "lenient" and remanded his case for a retrial.