Tag: INTERPOL

1st Mar 2022

Ukrainian Government requests Russia be suspended from INTERPOL

On 28 February 2022, the Home Secretary made an oral statement to Parliament, informing the house that the Ukrainian Government requested that Russia be suspended from INTERPOL. The request, which follows Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, is part of wider efforts to isolate Russia from the global community, including severe economic sanctions imposed by Western governments […]

26th Nov 2021

Ahmed Naser Al-Raisi elected as INTERPOL’s next president

On 25 November, 2021, INTERPOL concluded its 89th General Assembly (‘GA’), 20th-25th of November 2021, an annual event in which Member State representatives discuss working methods, programme activities and general cooperation, in addition to voting on major decisions affecting general policy and resource management. This GA falls at the end of the four-year INTERPOL presidential cycle […]

19th Nov 2021

Concerns raised about INTERPOL presidential nominee and Syrian reinstatement

On November 16, 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 Member […]

7th Apr 2021

Sir David Calvert-Smith publishes report on the UAE and INTERPOL

  On 7 April 2021, former UK Director of Public Prosecutions Sir David Calvert-Smith, in conjunction with International Human Rights Advisors, published Undue Influence: The UAE and INTERPOL, a report examining the relationship between INTERPOL and the United Arab Emirates. The report comes in response to reports that Major-General Naser Ahmed Al-Rasi of the UAE […]

22nd Jan 2021

COMMENT: Abuse of INTERPOL Red Notices and the Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Act 2020 – how strong are the safeguards?

Monday 25 January 2021 marks the start of the 115th Session of the Commission for the Control of INTERPOL’s Files (‘CCF’). The CCF, INTERPOL’s supervisory body, meets every three months or so and its role is twofold. First, the Supervisory and Advisory Chamber is responsible for ensuring data processing carried out by INTERPOL is done […]

2nd Dec 2020

INTERPOL issues Covid-19 vaccine warning

INTERPOL has issued a global alert to law enforcement agencies across its 194 member countries warning of the threat of organised crime groups seeking to exploit the announcement of the successful development a Covid-19 vaccine. The organisation’s Orange Notice warns of potential falsification, theft and illegal advertising and sale of the vaccine. INTERPOL stressed the […]

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