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Mark Swidan, an American jailed in China on drug charges, had a trial three years ago but has yet to receive a verdict

ark Swidan was detained for a year without bail prior to his trial, and judges of his case have repeatedly postponed handing down a verdict. His mother wonders why the U.S. government has not been more vocal on his behalf.
1 year ago
Sky Canaves
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.
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