Rod J. Rosenstein

China hosts Interpol meeting amid concerns over abuse

Interpol opened its main international annual meeting in China on Tuesday amid concerns that Beijing is using its growing influence over the police network to pursue political foes overseas.

President Xi Jinping said in a speech to the Interpol General Assembly that China wants to work with other countries and organizations to achieve "global security governance."

However, New York-based Human Rights Watch said Interpol needs to address what it called China's misuse of the organization's "red notice" system to seek the arrest and extradition of wanted people.

The election of Chinese Vice Public Security Minister Meng Hongwei as Interpol's president...