Interpol elects United Arab Emirates official as president – Times of India

Interpol elects United Arab Emirates official as president Times

ISTANBUL: Interpol on Thursday elected a contentious official from the United Arab Emirates as its new president during the international law enforcement body’s annual General Assembly held in Istanbul. Maj. Gen. Ahmed Naser al-Raisi, inspector general at the United Arab Emirates’ interior ministry, was elected for one four-year term. He has been accused by human … Read more

Ex-Interpol wife takes on China government – Times of India

Ex Interpol wife takes on China government Times of India

LYON: In China, she enjoyed the privileges that flowed from being married to a senior member of the governing elite. Her husband was a top police official in the security apparatus that keeps the Communist Party in power, so trusted that China sent him to France to take up a prestigious role at Interpol. But … Read more

Prospect of Chinese official vying for Interpol job raises alarm bells – Times of India

Prospect of Chinese official vying for Interpol job raises alarm

PARIS: A top Chinese official’s application to join Interpol’s governing body has raised alarm bells as experts, parliamentarians from around the world and activists fear that Beijing could use the crime-fighting organisation to silence its critics abroad, including members of the Uyghur community and other activists. Hu Binchen, a deputy general in China’s Ministry of … Read more