Ian Young
Ian Young
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

The Hongcouver by Ian Young

Is she their prisoner or their boss? Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou’s private jailers act like bodyguards, obstructing and photographing journalists

  • Guards from Lions Gate Risk Management act as Meng Wanzhou’s jailers in Vancouver, but their actions raise questions about where their loyalties lie
  • In one incident, guards drove an SUV towards journalists in their car to block them from following Meng

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Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou leaves BC Supreme Court after a court appearance for her extradition hearing in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, in March. The US is seeking the extradition of Meng since she was detained in December 2018 on charges that Huawei had tried to steal US technology and had lied about its relationship with an Iranian subsidiary. Photo: EPA-EFE

Canada pressures US to help resolve dispute with China over arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou

  • In a sign of increasing frustration at what it sees as a lacklustre US response, Ottawa might withhold cooperation on major issues
  • China has upped the pressure on Canada in recent weeks over the arrest of Meng
Topic |   Canada

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Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou leaves BC Supreme Court after a court appearance for her extradition hearing in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, in March. The US is seeking the extradition of Meng since she was detained in December 2018 on charges that Huawei had tried to steal US technology and had lied about its relationship with an Iranian subsidiary. Photo: EPA-EFE
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