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Poland Court Considers Sending Falun Gong Follower to Trial in China

Poland Court Considers Sending Falun Gong Follower to Trial in China

Poland Court Considers Sending Falun Gong Follower to Trial in China

Bloomberg News
15 January 2021

The Polish Supreme Court barred sending a Falun Gong practitioner to China for trial in a case that underscores debate over Europe’s attention to human rights issues in the world’s most populous country.

Li Zhihui, a Chinese-born Swedish national, has been held in Poland pending extradition to China since he was detained at Warsaw Chopin Airport on an Interpol notice almost two years ago.

Poland’s highest court on Friday ordered a lower court to re-examine its decision to send the businessman to China to face financial crimes, effectively blocking the extradition.

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