Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei, leaves her home to attend a court hearing in Vancouver on Wednesday. Photo: The Canadian Press via AP

Canada lawyer rejects ‘narrative of abuse’ by Meng Wanzhou’s legal team, saying timing of arrest demanded ‘discretion’

  • Judge says the bagging of Meng’s phones by border agents was ‘clearly associated’ with US request for arrest, as Canada lawyer claimed it was ‘incidental’
  • The hearing has been adjourned until Thursday morning, when Meng’s lawyers will respond
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Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei, leaves her home to attend a court hearing in Vancouver on Wednesday. Photo: The Canadian Press via AP
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Meng Wanzhou on Tuesday, which is National Day in China. She wears a Chinese flag pin on her dress. Photo: The Canadian Press via AP

‘Error but not a sham’: Canada border officers gave Meng Wanzhou’s passwords to police by mistake, government lawyer claims

  • Meng’s legal team previously said the transfer of the passwords to her electronic devices showed that her rights had been abused
  • But the transfer is depicted as an error in an email – dated Monday – that was disclosed by the crown lawyers on Tuesday
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Meng Wanzhou on Tuesday, which is National Day in China. She wears a Chinese flag pin on her dress. Photo: The Canadian Press via AP
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