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Huawei crackdown

Drama in and out of court as Huawei CFO's extradition wraps up

As Meng Wanzhou awaits decision, Canadians claim they were duped into sham protest

Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou arrives at the B.C. Supreme Court  in Vancouver on Jan. 23. (Photo by Marrian Zhou)

VANCOUVER, Canada -- The first extradition hearing of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou officially ended on Thursday after four days of impassioned arguments in the courtroom and a puzzling drama outside.

Arguments in the case, which could determine whether Meng is extradited to the U.S. to face charges including fraud and sanctions violations, focused on the issue of double criminality -- are the charges against her a crime in both the U.S. and Canada?

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