Wife of detained Interpol president applies for asylum in France
Former Interpol President Meng Hongwei. Photo: Mikhail Metzel/AFP/Getty Images
Details: Meng told the newspaper Libération that she's afraid she'll be kidnapped if she goes back to China, where "such strange things happen" and "fundamental rights are not respected." According to the Times, Meng said she has not had contact with her husband since his arrest, which she believes was "for a political reason."
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