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Meng Wanzhou: Huawei executive suffers
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Posted By: poster, 5/27/2020 10:39:07 PM

A Canadian court has ruled that the case of senior Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, who is fighting extradition to the United States, can go forward. A judge found that the case meets the threshold of double criminality - meaning the charges would be crimes in both the US and Canada. The US wants Ms Meng to stand trial on charges linked to the alleged violation of US sanctions against Iran. Her case has created a rift between China and Canada. Her lead defence lawyer, Richard Peck, has argued in court that Canada is effectively being asked "to enforce US sanctions". But Associate Chief Justice Heather Holmes ruled

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Reply 1 - Posted by: davew 5/27/2020 11:30:42 PM (No. 423968)
No one should underestimate the importance of freeing Meng to the CCP. She is a "princling" daughter of one of the highest party officials with a long history that goes back to Mao's revolution. Huawei is a shell technology organization for Chinese intelligence and plays a critical part in their strategy of cyber supremacy by 2025. The CCP knows that as long as President Trump and Mike Pompeo are in power they will demand she stand trial in the US. They will spare no effort to influence the election and try to reinsert their ally, Joe Biden whom they have compromised and know would drop the case.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Omen55 5/27/2020 11:50:22 PM (No. 423983)
I expect the Chicoms to smuggle her outta Canada.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Trigger2 5/28/2020 1:54:42 AM (No. 424028)
Canada wants Wanzhou; China wants Canadian gold. Anyone see a likeness to the Butcher who wanted money while Russia wanted our uranium? Nothing changes.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: ROLFNader 5/28/2020 7:39:02 AM (No. 424124)
I know who I'm betting on when it comes to Xi vs Justin Beaver
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