Huawei’s Meng Denied Docs Access in Extradition Fight

Huawei's Meng, CEO of the Chinese Giant, denied docs access in extradition fight. The next hearing is on October 26. | China | Huawei

Huawei’s Meng denied docs access in extradition fight. Late Thursday, Canadian Judge refused that Meng requested the access to confidential documents.

Huawei's Meng Denied Docs Access in Extradition Fight

Huawei’s Chief Financial Officer, Meng Wanzhou, faced arrest in December 2018 when she visited Vancouver on US warrant. The charges of her arrest is fraudulent behavior she adapted against a Bank which Huawei’s Meng denied docs access. According to the warrant issued, she contravened US sanctions against Iran. Since then, she has been fighting against the extradition. Moreover, judgement of the court released on Friday.

On the other hand, lawyer of Meng hunted documents related to the interaction between Canadian and US agencies before and after her arrest. He claimed that they include the evidence that it was all a pre-planned conspiracy to arrest her and cross-examine her. Furthermore, he stated that this violates her right.

In addition to this, he said, the officials examined and interrogated her without allowing her to talk to her lawyer for almostĀ  3 hours. They took all her electronic devices away and that too before they charged her for fraud.

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Canadian Court released plenty of papers of which many are believed to be censored. They turned down of committing any conspiracy.

However, this case created more pressure between the China-US ties. In addition, it also created remarkable tension between Canada and China.

After Meng’s arrest, China arrested Canadian diplomat Micheal Kovrig along with a businessman Micheal Spavor. People believe that this step taken by the Chinese Government is revenge by the Canadian Government. The Chinese government imposed fine on them in lieu of spying on them in June. They took this step when Meng for the first time encountered with official disappointment. The argument that US assertion was a crime in Canada to which Canadian Law denied.

Meng currently stays in-home arrest disregard of the extradition charged. The next hearing will take place on October 26.

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