China Sentences Hong Kong-Based U.S. Citizen to Life for Espionage
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What’s new: A Chinese court sentenced John Shing-Wan Leung, a Hong Kong permanent resident and U.S. passport holder, to life in prison Monday for espionage.
The 78-year-old was also stripped of his “political rights for life” and had his personal assets of 500,000 yuan (nearly $72,000) confiscated, according to a statement from the Suzhou Intermediate People’s Court in Suzhou, East China’s Jiangsu province.
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