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29 Jan 2024

INTERPOL does not name system abusers in order to preserve int’l police cooperation: secretary general

Jürgen Stock, the secretary general of INTERPOL, said in a recent “60 Minutes” interview on CBS News that while the organization is aware of abuses of its systems, including prominent Red Notice alerts, it chooses not to “name and shame” member countries, which explains the organization’s inaction on countries such as Russia, China, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.

INTERPOL does not name system abusers in order to preserve int’l police cooperation: secretary general

18 Jan 2024

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METAVERSE: A LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSPECTIVE
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METAVERSE
A LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSPECTIVE

18 Jan 2024

Turkey: Dozens of INTERPOL Red Notice Subjects Detained: Turkey’s Continued Abuse of INTERPOL (post 2 of 2)

Although Turkey has been caught seeking improper INTERPOL Red Notices several times, its abuse of the organization continues.

Turkey: Dozens of INTERPOL Red Notice Subjects Detained: Turkey’s Continued Abuse of INTERPOL (post 2 of 2)

17 Jan 2024

Europe: Halt returns of people from the North Caucasus to Russia where they are at risk of torture and abuse

Authorities in European states must immediately halt the transfer of refugees and asylum seekers from the North Caucasus back to Russia where they will be at risk of torture and other ill-treatment and potentially forced to fight in Russia’s war of aggression in Ukraine, said Amnesty International in a new research document published today.

Europe: Halt returns of people from the North Caucasus to Russia where they are at risk of torture and abuse

12 Jan 2024

Cuban National List of Terrorists already in hands of Interpol

Although there is no official statement regarding the handing over, Colombian journalist Hernando Calvo Ospina claimed to have verified that the island’s authorities sent the list to Interpol.

Cuban National List of Terrorists already in hands of Interpol

27 Dec 2023

Necessary Reforms Can Keep Interpol Working in the U.S. Interest

Interpol’s Vulnerability to Totalitarian Abuse

Necessary Reforms Can Keep Interpol Working in the U.S. Interest

12 Dec 2023

Interpol Red Notices: How a tool for international cooperation is being exploited to target High Net Worth Individuals

In today’s interconnected world marked by globalization and heightened international cooperation, High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs) and their advisors are facing an escalating threat: the misuse of Interpol Red Notices.

Interpol Red Notices: How a tool for international cooperation is being exploited to target High Net Worth Individuals

4 Dec 2023

IDEMIA expands partnership with INTERPOL

Identity tech and biometric solution provider IDEMIA has expanded its partnership with INTERPOL, providing an enhanced Multibiometric Identification System to support its 196 member countries.

IDEMIA expands partnership with INTERPOL

2 Dec 2023

Morocco selected to Host 93rd Interpol General Assembly

Morocco was selected to host this important event because of its reputation for credibility and great trustworthiness in Moroccan security institutions, which are well-known for having amassed a great deal of experience and expertise in the fight against organised crime and terrorism.

Morocco selected to Host 93rd Interpol General Assembly

1 Dec 2023

Historic INTERPOL meeting closes with call to action on tackling organized crime

Vienna Declaration outlines priority actions required to address this security threat

Historic INTERPOL meeting closes with call to action on tackling organized crime

1 Dec 2023

Interpol makes first border arrest using Biometric Hub to ID suspect

Global database of faces and fingerprints proves its worth

Interpol makes first border arrest using Biometric Hub to ID suspect

30 Nov 2023

Torture Criticism Against Interpol President in Vienna

Amid preparations for the four-day Interpol General Assembly in Vienna, which also celebrates the 100th anniversary of the founding of the International Police Organization, a serious charge has been brought against Interpol President Major General Ahmed Naser Al-Raisi. Two Britons, Matthew Hedges and Ali Issa Ahmad, have filed a criminal complaint in Vienna against Al-Raisi, who is accused of being responsible for the torture of numerous people during his time as head of the security forces in the United Arab Emirates.

Torture Criticism Against Interpol President in Vienna

30 Nov 2023

Interpol’s new multi-biometric system from Idemia goes live

Idemia is supplying fingerprint and facial recognition software to Interpol to aid in police investigations and border control functions, as part of the international law enforcement body’s Biometric Hub.

Interpol’s new multi-biometric system from Idemia goes live

30 Nov 2023

Bahrain dissident to sue Interpol after being unlawfully extradited, tortured

A Bahraini political dissident is suing Interpol following his arrest in Serbia in 2021, which led to what his lawyers say was unlawful extradition, imprisonment and torture.

Bahrain dissident to sue Interpol after being unlawfully extradited, tortured

29 Nov 2023

Interpol focuses on abuse of famous red notices as it marks 100 years
Interpol focuses on abuse of famous red notices as it marks 100 years

As Interpol marks its centenary, it faces the tricky task of nabbing criminals while ensuring that its famous red notices are not abused to snare dissidents.

Interpol focuses on abuse of famous red notices as it marks 100 years
Interpol focuses on abuse of famous red notices as it marks 100 years

29 Nov 2023

IDEMIA provides INTERPOL with an enhanced Multibiometric Identification System to support its 196 member countries

Today [29th November 2023], on the occasion of INTERPOL’s 91st General Assembly – and 100th anniversary – the world’s largest international police organization announces the launch of its enhanced BioHUB, powered by IDEMIA’s newest Multibiometric Identification System (MBIS).

IDEMIA provides INTERPOL with an enhanced Multibiometric Identification System to support its 196 member countries

28 Nov 2023

Interpol can't do much more to stop abuse of 'red notices', chief says

VIENNA, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Interpol has come a long way in preventing abuse by Russia and others of its "red notice" system where a country asks others to arrest a suspect, and cannot do much more for now to improve it, the agency's head said on Tuesday.

Interpol can't do much more to stop abuse of 'red notices', chief says

28 Nov 2023

Britons file torture complaint against Interpol president

VIENNA: Lawyers for two Britons have filed a criminal complaint in Vienna against Interpol´s president Ahmed Naser al-Raisi over their alleged arrest and torture, one of their lawyers said on Monday.

Britons file torture complaint against Interpol president

22 Nov 2023

Uyghur Refugee is a Victim of China’s Abuse of Interpol Red Notices

Caught in a game of political ping pong between China and Morocco, Idris Hasan’s life hangs in the balance as he awaits news of his fate.

Uyghur Refugee is a Victim of China’s Abuse of Interpol Red Notices

13 Nov 2023

Interior Minister Meets Interpol's Secretary General
in France

Interior Minister Taulant Balla held a meeting this Monday (November 13) with the Secretary General of Interpol, JurgenStock in Lyon, France, within the framework of the fight against organized crime.
Balla emphasizes that the time has come to pave the way for the extradition of crime bosses

Interior Minister Meets Interpol's Secretary General
in France
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