Meng Hongwei

Kremlin Supports Russian Candidate to Replace Interpol President Jailed by China

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Monday stated his government’s strong support for Alexander Prokopchuk to become the next president of Interpol. The international law-enforcement organization will hold an election on Wednesday to replace President Meng Hongwei, who was arrested and jailed in China last month on corruption charges.

According to media reports,, Russian official Alexander Prokopchuk is likely to be appointed INTERPOL President next week. This will signal a major victory for Russia and a grave blow to the Kremlin’s political enemies and the many victims of persecution whom Russia is increasingly hunting via this vital international policing …

Wife Fears Missing Interpol Chief Dead: ‘Everybody in China Is at Risk’

Grace Meng, wife of former Interpol President Meng Hongwei, began issuing a series of interviews last week, and most recently spoke to the Associated Press this weekend, urging the Chinese government to provide more information on her husband’s whereabouts and guarantee both of their safeties since Beijing admitted to arrested him early this month.

The Associated Press

Interpol Chief ‘Resigns’ After China Admits to Kidnapping Him

Interpol issued an official statement on Sunday confirming they had received the resignation of President Meng Hongwei shortly after the Chinese government admitted to abducting Meng, imprisoning him for allegedly taking bribes and other corrupt acts.

The Associated Press

Interpol President Disappears on Trip to China

Meng Hongwei, the president of Interpol, was reported missing Friday morning after his wife told authorities in France she had not heard from him since he left for a family visit to China in late September.

The Associated Press