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theBreaker.news Podcast: Rent-a-crowd pollutes court of public opinion in Meng Wanzhou case

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou was back in a court of law Jan. 20-24 to fight the United States’ extradition bid. But what went on outside, in the court of public opinion, overshadowed the proceedings.

theBreaker.news brought you the viral video, viewed more than 100,000 times, of hired protesters who lacked both passion and knowledge of the cause. theBreaker.news also combined with documentary filmmaker Ina Mitchell and CTV News Vancouver’s David Molko to reveal how the private security company trusted by the court to prevent Meng from fleeing is also working for the People’s Republic of China consulate.

On this edition of theBreaker.news Podcast, host Bob Mackin recaps the two stories. Hear from two of the hired protesters and Ivy Li, a core member of the Canadian Friends of Hong Kong. 

Plus commentaries and headlines from the Pacific Rim and the Pacific Northwest. 

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