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Harsh Sentencing of Canadians a Result of Years of Ottawa’s ‘Wrong Direction’ on China, Dissident Says

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Harsh Sentencing of Canadians a Result of Years of Ottawa’s ‘Wrong Direction’ on China, Dissident Says

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This week’s death sentence for Robert Schellenberg and the 11-year jail sentence for Michael Spavor is the price Canada and the world are paying for years of misdirection in their relationship with communist China, failing to stand up to the regime and its control tactics, says activist and author Sheng Xue. “This is not a result of China taking revenge on Canada. It’s a result of years of missteps by Canada, going in the wrong direction in its relationship with China and showing weakness,” Sheng, a Chinese-Canadian dissident, told The Epoch Times. “This is the price that Canada as well as the world are paying.” On Aug. 11, Spavor was found guilty on charges of espionage and sentenced to 11 years in prison by a Chinese court. He was also ordered to be deported, though it’s not clear whether that is to be done before or after he serves the …

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  1. Карина August 14, 2021

    Robert Lloyd Schellenberg initially received 15 years in prison for methamphetamine trafficking. But he was handed a death sentence in a one-day retrial in 2019.

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