A Chinese court sentenced a U.S. citizen to life in prison on espionage charges.
John Shing Wan Leung, 78, was detained in April 2021 by Chinese security services.
The Hong Kong permanent resident’s sentence included “deprivation of political rights for life and confiscation of personal property in the amount of 500,000 yuan,” according to a report from The Guardian.
A 78-year-old American citizen has been sentenced to life in prison by a Chinese court on spying charges. https://t.co/jMM6bXfccH
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#China sentenced a 78-year-old US citizen, John Shing-Wan Leung, who holds permanent residency in #HongKong, to life in prison Monday on spying charges. https://t.co/fC2iha9wRT
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