Interpol Elects Official Accused of Human-Rights Abuses as President

Interpol, the worldwide legislation enforcement physique, elected as president an Emirati official accused by human-rights teams of involvement in torture, defying objections from Western officers who say authoritarian governments have exploited the group lately.

Maj. Gen. Ahmed Nasser al-Raisi gained the race to turn into Interpol’s president, an unpaid and largely ceremonial put up that nonetheless holds some sway over the physique. As president, he’ll wield one vote on the 13-member govt committee, which can be being elected Thursday.



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