Supreme court says no to extraditing man to China

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The Swedish supreme court has said a Chinese man accused of money laundering should not be sent back to China.

The verdict was expected and follows Swedish law which says a suspect cannot be extradited to a country where they risk torture or the death penalty.

The man has denied the charges and says he is being charged because of political reasons. The supreme court says it is likely that the man has committed four of the alleged crimes, but that: "an extradition would mean a risk that he would be subjected to persecution because of his political activity, and that he would be subjected to treatment in violation of the European Convention on Human Rights."

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