Detention of Meng Wanzhou in Canada is a Chinese tech giant is detained in Canada after the U.S. accused her of fraud. She is daughter of the founder of Huwai the biggest Telecom company in China.
Huawei Executive’s Lawyers Fight for Bail Ahead of Extradition Decision: On the second day of a bail hearing for Meng Wanzhou, a top Huawei executive who is accused of fraud, her lawyers laid out the reasons.
United States authorities have argued in court documents that Ms. Meng should not be released before extradition. They said that her family’s wealth and connections would make it easy for her to flee Canada, and that she had been issued seven different passports from China and Hong Kong in the past 11 years. China and the United States do not have an extradition treaty, they added.
Ms. Meng’s detention has unfolded just as China and the United States are trying to end a brutal trade war. Given Ms. Meng’s stature as a top Chinese executive and Huawei’s position as a leading Chinese technology company, her arrest complicates trade talks and the already rocky relationship between the two countries.
Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies, who is facing U.S. charges in connection to alleged violations of trade sanctions on Iran. Meng is out on bail while she awaits her next court appearance on Feb. 6. and eventually the conclusion of an extradition process that could take months or even years.
MengWapnzhou ’s case could be resolved through legal channels: #Huawei founder