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Nick Vamos discusses Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou’s extradition hearing

Meng Wanzhou’s extradition hearing in Vancouver has finally come to an end, following more than two years of proceedings which have triggered geopolitical tensions between the U.S, China and Canada. In the next few months, Associate Chief Justice of the British Columbia Supreme Court Heather Holmes will decide whether Meng should be handed over to the U.S to face fraud charges. Commenting on the defence arguments, Nick Vamos says that, “the ultimate objective is to persuade Judge Holmes that the U.S case is so tainted by politics, dishonesty and misconduct that extradition should be barred”. He adds, “although the judge is allowing Meng’s lawyers to make these arguments, it is far from clear whether she sees any merit in them.” Read more.