December 8, 2021

Interpol picks tainted Emirati general as new head

Interpol, the French-based worldwide police company, has chosen an Emirati general tainted by torture accusations in France and Turkey, Ahmed Nasser al-Raisi, to be its president for the following 4 years. Thursday’s selection would “undermine the mission and reputation of Interpol,” three MEPs have warned. The Emirates, which can be accused of abusing Interpol arrest notices to go after political opponents, had contributed generously to Interpol funding, The Guardian stated.

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