1 de outubro de 2020

Chinese court sentences Australian man to death for drug trafficking

16 de junho de 20201min

The man was handed the death penalty by Guangzhou intermediate people’s court

An Australian national has been sentenced to death by a Chinese court for drug trafficking, a verdict that could further inflame tensions between Beijing and Canberra.

Already troubled relations worsened recently after China reacted furiously to Australia’s call for an independent investigation into the origins of the deadly coronavirus pandemic.

Karm Gilespie was handed the death penalty by Guangzhou intermediate people’s court on Wednesday, according to a notice posted on the court website.

Read the full article: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/jun/13/china-sentences-australian-to-death-for-drug-trafficking-amid-tensions


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