10th Dec 2018
On 8th December 2018, the President of the State of Palestine and the Palestinian National Authority (PNA), Mahmoud Abbas, revealed that the PNA has provided INTERPOL with the names of more than 100 Palestinians which it would like extradited for their role in suspected financial corruption. At the time, President Abbas was speaking at a […]
29th Sep 2017
It is reported that Palestine will seek the arrest of exiled former-minister Mohammed Dahlan, convicted in his absence of stealing public funds, following its acceptance as a member of Interpol (see previous blog). However, Dahlan believes the charges against him, which were made 2 days after his rival President Abbas removed his parliamentary immunity, to […]
27th Sep 2017
Interpol has accepted Palestine and the Solomon Islands as members, bringing the total membership to 192 countries. It has not yet said how many votes were cast in favour of Palestine’s membership.