China sentenced John Shing-Wan Leung, a 78-year-old U.S. citizen, to life imprisonment on Monday — greater than two years after he was convicted of spying prices.
Leung, who can be a everlasting resident of Hong Kong, was arrested by the Nationwide Safety Bureau in Suzhou, a metropolis west of Shanghai, underneath suspicion of participating in espionage on April 15, 2021.
In a assertion asserting the sentence on WeChat, authorities stated that Leung could be “disadvantaged of political rights” and fined 500,000 RMB ($72,000.) They didn’t share additional particulars about Leung’s case or the fees in opposition to him however revealed his Hong Kong identification card quantity and passport quantity.
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