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Emirati general accused of torture elected president of Interpol (Al Jazeera)

An Emirati general accused of torture has been elected president of Interpol, the global police agency said, despite expressions of concern from human rights organisations and members of the European Parliament.

“Mr Ahmed Nasser al-Raisi of the United Arab Emirates has been elected to the post of President (4-yr term),” Interpol said on Twitter on Thursday.

Emirati general accused of torture elected president of Interpol | News | Al Jazeera