Covert Chinese Police Stations Found Operating in Budapest

  • 2 Nov 2022 8:30 AM
  • Hungary Around the Clock
Covert Chinese Police Stations Found Operating in Budapest
China has opened two police service centres in Budapest that ostensibly handle administrative matters, but serve the purpose of keeping the Chinese diaspora under the government’s ideological control and, if necessary, force its members to return home, according to a report by Spanish human rights organisation Safeguard Defenders.

The existence of a Chinese police network spanning four continents and present in at least 30 countries was revealed in the study published in mid-September.

According to the report, there is one such covert police station in Budapest’s Eighth District, and another in the Tenth District.

The Ministry of the Interior said there are no Chinese police stations in Hungary.

Momentum MP Márton Tompos found one on Golgota út, in the Eighth District with a sign with Chinese inscriptions that made it clear that it was such a station.

The purported office manager and his deputy denied the presence of the Chinese police, and soon after that the sign disappeared from the building.

The other alleged covert police station was thoroughly equipped with security cameras.

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