China tries to rally national pride as it paints Meng Wanzhou’s release as proof the US targeted an innocent woman for political reasons

Published Sep 26 2021 at 3:00 PM GMT
  • The return of Meng Wanzhou to China without legal penalty is being used to shore up nationalist sentiment by feeding up the narrative that Huawei and China were innocent victims of the United States.
  • Repeating Beijing’s line on the case, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying on Saturday commented in a statement that this was “an incident of political persecution against a Chinese citizen” and there were “materials that are sufficient to prove Ms Meng‘s innocence”.“The so-called ‘fraud’….



  • Published Sep 26, 2021 3:00 PM GMT