Why it matters: U.S. authorities formally requested in January for Canada to extradite Meng, after the Justice Department unveiled indictments against the executive and others associated with the Chinese tech giant. They are accused of violating Iran trade sanctions. Meng filed a notice of civil claim in British Columbia Supreme Court Friday against members of the Canada Border Services Agency, Canada's federal government and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, alleging "serious breaches of her constitutional rights" and false imprisonment.
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