Meng Hongwei, then president of Interpol, gives a speech at the opening of the Interpol World Congress in Singapore in 2017. Two weeks after Meng’s disappearance at the end of September, the Chinese authorities announced that he had been detained. Photo: AFP
Billy Huang
Opinion

Opinion

Billy Huang

Why Interpol must keep up the pressure in the case of its missing ex-president Meng Hongwei

  • Billy Huang says China’s announcement that it has detained Meng raises more questions than answers and Interpol must not let the matter rest
  • The case shakes faith in the international policing organisation and is reminiscent of its murky past during the second world war, he says

TOP PICKS

Meng Hongwei, then president of Interpol, gives a speech at the opening of the Interpol World Congress in Singapore in 2017. Two weeks after Meng’s disappearance at the end of September, the Chinese authorities announced that he had been detained. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE