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Newsline: China’s Embassy in Rwanda says Chinese businessman sentenced to 20 years in prison for beating workers

A court in Rwanda sentenced a Chinese businessman to 20 years in prison for torture after he was filmed beating a local man last year. Sun Shujun had been accused of beating his workers in a case that drew attention because he was filmed whipping a man tethered to a pole on the ground. (https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/chinese-man-gets-20-years-rwanda-whipping-rcna25313) The Chinese Embassy in Rwanda acknowledged Tuesday’s verdict in a statement Wednesday urging Chinese citizens living in Rwanda to abide by local laws. A Rwandan man, Renzaho Alexis, was sentenced to 12 years for his alleged role as an accomplice in the beatings.

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