VANCOUVER (Reuters) – Huawei’s Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou arrived in a Canadian court on Monday along with his lawyers to press for more details about her arrest at the Vancouver airport by almost 10 months ago.
Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, reacts as she leaves her house to appear for a hearing in the British Columbia supreme court in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on the 23rd of September, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
Meng, 47, was arrested on Dec. 1, at the request of the United States of america, where she is in charge of the banking fraud, and are accused of misleading HSBC Holdings Plc’s (HSBA.(L) on the Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd in Iran. Meng, who is expected to be in court, she says that she is innocent and is fighting extradition.
The arrests have strained China’s relations with the United States and Canada.
At Monday’s hearing, Justice Heather Holmes of the British Columbia Supreme Court, if the defence team is requesting more information regarding her detention at the airport, including the relations between the U.S. and Canadian governments.
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If the lawyers say that they are unlawfully detained, searched, and questioned for more than three hours after she arrived on a flight from Hong Kong. Below is the list of a law to check the defense’s claims that the Canadian government officials delayed her immediate arrest and the evidence gathered for the U.S. government.
Extradition proceedings against the Mixing should be stopped when the officials abused the process, as the lawyers say. In addition to allegations of misconduct in relation to her detention, they are in the United States using a Mix of economic and political gain, noting that after her arrest, the US President, when He said that he would have to intervene if it would help at the conclusion of a trade agreement (ceta).
Lawyers for Canada will be to respond to the demand for more information about the Mix of the arrest in the garden, according to the Canadian Department of Justice spokesman, who added that the Mix, though a detailed explanation of what is required.”
The canadian police and border officers in response to a claim of Mix up and submitted earlier this year, said they were “acting lawfully and in good faith.”
Vancouver lawyer Gary Botting, who has seen the video of the Blend can be held up at the airport, said the immigration officials had come as a “Keystone Cops.”
“There are real questions about whether her rights are being violated,” said Botting, who will be informed if the defense of team Canada’s extradition law-after she was arrested, but was no longer involved in the case.
The extradition hearing is not scheduled to begin until January.
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Meng, daughter of Huawei’s founder Ren Zhengfei, spent 10 days in jail in December, but was then released at the C$10 million ($7.5 million) bail and has been living in one of the two multimillion-dollar houses in Vancouver. She is forced to wear an electronic ankle bracelet and will have to pay for the security guards.
Huawei, the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker, has been accused by the United States from activities contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests.
U.S. and Chinese officials will resume talks last week, as the world’s two largest economies are trying to agree on a way to get out of their 14-month trade war.
Reporting by Karen Freifeld; Editing by Tom Brown and Lisa Shumaker