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Exclusive: Interpol facing Parliamentary inquiry over concerns UAE 'torture' chief may get top job  

By Editor - Sat Oct 17, 9:36 am

Russia is a “criminal state” which is “abusing” the powers of Interpol, MPs will be told this week, amid concerns that a UAE security chief accused of presiding over 'torture' will become the organisation’s new head. The global police and crime organisation is facing a Parliamentary inquiry over concerns that it is vulnerable to manipulation by 'rogue' member states including Russia, China and the UAE. The Foreign Affairs Committee will hear from Bill Browder, the British financier and arch critic of Vladimir Putin, who has been subject to eight interpol arrest notices by Russia on “trumped up” charges over the 'poisoning' of a Kremlin whistleblower – all of which have been refused. Interpol should “suspend access of serial abusers like Russia to its databases,” he will say on Tuesday. “Britain should work with its allies – the US, Canada, Australia, the European Union, and others on withholding funds if Interpol refuses to reform,” he will add

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Exclusive: Interpol facing Parliamentary inquiry over concerns UAE 'torture' chief may get top job

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