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Canada asked for clemency for Canadian sentenced to death in China, says Freeland

Canada has formally requested clemency for a Canadian man sentenced to death in China on drug trafficking charges, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Tuesday. Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, 36, is facing the death penalty for allegedly attempting to smuggle 222 »

International, Politics

Ottawa to seek clemency for all Canadians facing execution

The federal government will seek clemency for all Canadians facing execution worldwide, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Stéphane Dion said Monday. In a statement issued after Dion’s meeting with Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, »