Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou wears an ankle monitor as she leaves her Vancouver home to attend a Supreme Court hearing on September 30. In between “moments of fear”, Meng finds time to read and paint, according to her December 1 blog. Photo: AFP
Paul Stapleton
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Paul Stapleton

As Canadians languish in Chinese jails, Meng Wanzhou blogs about her ‘hardship’

  • The Huawei CFO’s tin-eared blog about her ‘rough road ahead’ is in sharp contrast to the grim fate of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, denied access to lawyers, with no trial date set. Between Canadian rule of law and Beijing’s ‘hostage diplomacy’, there is a clear deficit of fair play

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Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou wears an ankle monitor as she leaves her Vancouver home to attend a Supreme Court hearing on September 30. In between “moments of fear”, Meng finds time to read and paint, according to her December 1 blog. Photo: AFP
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Paul Stapleton

Paul Stapleton

Paul Stapleton is a long-time resident of several countries in Asia, where he has been teaching and researching at various universities. He writes about environmental, social and educational issues. In his op-eds, Paul's goal is to shed some light on issues of interest as well as generate a bit of heat.