Grace Meng, wife of Meng Hongwei, pictured during her interview with the Associated Press in France on November 16. Photo: AP
Grace Meng, wife of Meng Hongwei, pictured during her interview with the Associated Press in France on November 16. Photo: AP
Maria Siow
Opinion

Opinion

As I see it by Maria Siow

Why Grace Meng’s claims of injustice won’t spark a Peng Shuai-style outcry

  • The wife of ex-Interpol chief Meng Hongwei described the Chinese government as a ‘monster’ for her husband’s detention and bribery conviction
  • But her claims that he was punished for his reformist zeal ring hollow, especially since there’s no evidence to substantiate them

Grace Meng, wife of Meng Hongwei, pictured during her interview with the Associated Press in France on November 16. Photo: AP
Grace Meng, wife of Meng Hongwei, pictured during her interview with the Associated Press in France on November 16. Photo: AP
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