May 28, 2024

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China sentences 78-year-old US citizen to life for spying

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Details of the charges against the man have not been released, although that isn’t uncommon in espionage cases.

BEIJING, China — China sentenced a 78-year-old United States citizen to life in prison Monday on spying charges, in a case that could exacerbate the deterioration in ties between Beijing and Washington over recent years.

Details of the charges against John Shing-Wan Leung, who also holds permanent residency in Hong Kong, have not been publicly released.

Leung was detained April 15, 2021, by the local bureau of China’s counterintelligence agency in the southeastern city of Suzhou, according to a statement posted by the city’s intermediate court on…

2023-05-15 03:49:21

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