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China's Bold Move: The Disappearance of INTERPOL's President

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Oct 25, 2018 9:00 pm
  • 11:31

Guest: Julian Ku, Professor of Constitutional Law, Hofstra University One month ago, the president of the International Criminal Police Organization, or Interpol, vanished. His name is Meng Hongwei. The Chinese government says they have Meng in custody “on suspicion of violating the law” and he has resigned his post at Interpol. He has not been seen publicly since. Why would China so secretively disappear a man who is arguably the highest-profile Chinese leader of an international organization?