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.