General Emirati Ahmed Naser Al-Raisi elected Interpol President Despite accusations of torture

The General Assembly of the Organization has elected the United Arab Emirates national, targeted by several complaints in France and Turkey.

Le Monde with AFP.

His candidacy lifted a wind of sling for several weeks. General Emirati Ahmed Naser Al-Raisi, accused of torture, was elected President of Interpol on Thursday, November 25, announced the International Criminal Police Organization.

The role of President is essentially honorary – the real boss of the organization being his secretary general – but of the human rights organizations and the European elected officials had opposed the election of Mr. Al-Grapei , believing that it would undermine Interpol’s mission. Inspector General of the Ministry of the Interior Emirati, Mr. Al-Graisi is targeted by several complaints for “torture” in France and Turkey.

/Media reports.