Category: Syria

19th Nov 2021

Concerns raised about INTERPOL presidential nominee and Syrian reinstatement

  On November 16th, 2021, Fair Trials, the Syrian Center for Media, and Freedom of Expression, alongside nineteen other organisations sent an open letter to INTERPOL’s Secretary General Jurgen Stock, raising concern about the reinstatement of Syria’s access to INTERPOL’s information and communications network, which allows Member States to send and receive messages with other […]

12th Oct 2021

Syria re-added to INTERPOL’s communications network

  On 2nd of October 2021, Syria was re-added to INTERPOL’s communications network, having been subject since 2011 to several corrective measures, which prevented the Syrian National Central Bureau (‘NCB’) from sending and receiving messages with other Member States. INTERPOL stated in comments to news outlets that the recommendation to lift the measures were made […]

8th Jul 2019

ISIS Beatles trial delayed

The extradition of two suspected ISIS Jihadists, Alexanda Koey and El Shafee Elsheikh has been delayed prompting fears that they will not face trial in the US this summer. In January 2019, Maha Elgizouli, mother of suspected ISIS member, El Shafee Elsheikh, lost her High Court claim to challenge the UK government’s decision to share […]

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