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Chinese consumer electronics giant Huawei to sue U.S government

Meng Wanzhou

On Monday, the New York Times reported that Huawei, a Chinese consumer electronics company, is preparing to file a lawsuit to sue the U.S government for banning federal agencies from using the company’s products in Eastern District of Texas according to people who were familiar with this matter.

As per the newspapers report, the electronics company suit is likely to argue the provision is a “bill of attainder,” or a legislative act which punishes a person or group of persons without trial.

On Sunday, the lawyers of Meng Wanzhou, the Chief Financial Officer of Huawei filed a lawsuit against the Canadian government, federal police and border agency and alleged that their client was detained, interrogated and searched for three hours which violate her constitutional rights.

On December 1st, 2018, the Canadian government arrested Meng and at the request of the United States which brought sweeping charges against her and the company. It also said that the company as a threat to U.S national security. The government charged Meng with bank and wire fraud to violate American sanctions against Iran.