Interpol appoints Emirati general accused of torture as president

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 08:46:02 GMT 2

Interpol appoints Emirati general accused of torture as president


Ahmed Nasser al-Raisi of United Arab Emirates elected despite concerns of human rights groups and MEPs

An Emirati general accused of torture has been elected president of Interpol, the global police agency said, despite the concerns of human rights organisations and members of the European parliament.

“Mr Ahmed Nasser al-Raisi of the United Arab Emirates has been elected to the post of president,” Interpol tweeted.

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