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Lawyer: Canada border questions violated Huawei CFO’s rights

Lawyer: Canada border questions violated Huawei CFO’s rights

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Lawyers for a senior executive for Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies argue that her detention and questioning at the Vancouver airport in late 2018 violated her rightsBy JIM MORRIS Associated PressMarch 19, 2021, 9:55 PM• 3 min readVANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Lawyers for a senior executive for Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies argued at an extradition hearing Friday that her detention and questioning at the Vancouver airport violated her rights, saying agents had no reason to question her about the company’s activity in Iran except to assist U.S. investigators.Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s chief financial officer who is also the daughter of the company's founder, was arrested at the airport in late 2018 at the request of U.S., which wants her extradited to face fr...