Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou arrives at the British Columbia Supreme Court in Vancouver on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters

There are ‘serious concerns’ over the Meng Wanzhou case due to Donald Trump’s comments, her lawyer tells court

  • The Huawei CFO faces extradition to the US after she was accused of lying to banks about the company’s alleged dealings with Iran
  • In court on Wednesday, her lawyer raised worries over ‘political character and motivation, comments by the US president’ in the context of the case
Topic |   Meng Wanzhou

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Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou arrives at the British Columbia Supreme Court in Vancouver on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
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The same Canadian immigration officer, identified only as ‘JW00237’, tried to ban three Huawei-linked immigration applicants in the span of just four days in 2016, documents obtained by the South China Morning Post show. Photo illustration: SCMP

Who is JW00237? The secret Canadian campaign to ban Huawei’s Chinese ‘spies’, and the anonymous official at its heart

  • Canadian immigration officer ‘JW00237’ branded three Huawei staff spies in 2016, an effort cast in new light by the US pursuit of the firm and CFO Meng Wanzhou
  • Time-stamped documents obtained by the SCMP show the officer tried to veto all three unrelated applications in four days, processing two just 37 minutes apart
Topic |   Huawei

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The same Canadian immigration officer, identified only as ‘JW00237’, tried to ban three Huawei-linked immigration applicants in the span of just four days in 2016, documents obtained by the South China Morning Post show. Photo illustration: SCMP
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