Huawei’s CFO is suing Canada as she fights extradition to the US
Huawei’s chief financial officer filed a lawsuit against the Canadian government Friday as she fights extradition to the United States.
Meng Wanzhou’s attorneys said in a complaint, filed in the Supreme Court of British Columbia, that Canadian police and border agents violated Meng’s constitutional rights by delaying her arrest until after she could be searched. The officers, “under the guise of a routine border check, unlawfully subjected the Plaintiff to a detention, search and interrogation” to obtain evidence, the suit alleges. The officers, as well as the Canadian attorney general, are named in the suit.
Meng was arrested in Canada on suspicion of violating sanctions against Iran imposed by…