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Fair Trials welcomes new INTERPOL President in surprise election result

admin - November 21, 2018

Fair Trials welcomes the appointment of Kim Jong-yang as the president of the world’s largest international policing organisation at the INTERPOL General Assembly this year.

Jago Russell Fair Trials’ Chief Executive, described his reaction to the news:

“Fair Trials is hugely relieved by this result and delighted that Kim Jong-yang was elected with such a clear mandate to see through the reforms needed to prevent political abuse of the Red Notice system.”

If you are a journalist interested in this story, please telephone Fair Trials’ press department on +44 (0) 20 7822 2370 or +32 (0) 2 360 04 71.

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More transparency needed from INTERPOL presidency

admin - November 16, 2018

Fair Trials has written to INTERPOL ahead of their next General Assembly, to request more transparency in the process of electing their replacement for Meng Hongwei. Meng, whose resignation was accepted last month, hasn’t been seen in public since he disappeared in September.

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The case of the missing president: what is going on with INTERPOL?

admin - October 15, 2018

 

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NEWS

Fair Trials highlights the abuse of cross-border policing measures in the name of ‘counter terrorism’

admin - September 21, 2018

Fair Trials held a side-event at the OSCE’s Human Dimension Implementation Meeting on the abuse of cross-border cooperation mechanisms in the name of counter terrorism. The side event was held in conjunction with the Civic Solidarity Platform’s Working Group on Counter-Terrorism, Anti-Extremism and Human Rights, which Fair Trials coordinates the Moscow-based SOVA Center for Information and Analysis.  

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European Commission acknowledges dangers of INTERPOL abuse

admin - August 16, 2018

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NEWS

Why does Bill Browder keep getting arrested?

admin - June 29, 2018

Last week, Bill Browder announced via Twitter that Russia was making a seventh request to have him arrested, just 3 weeks after he was arrested in Spain. After his Spanish arrest, INTERPOL released the following statement: “There is not, and never has been, a Red Notice for Bill Browder. Mr Browder is not wanted via Interpol channels.”

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NEED HELP?

Get in touch about your case

admin - May 23, 2018

If you've been affected by an alert through INTERPOL, and would like help, or just to share your story, then please get in touch with us. 

We've created a questionnaire for people who think they be affected by an INTERPOL alert, which you can access here.

If you are a journalist interested in this story, please telephone Fair Trials’ press department on +44 (0) 20 7822 2370 or +32 (0) 2 360 04 71.

Publication

Fair Trials letter to EU about Turkish dissidents targeted by authoritarian regimes

May 1, 2018
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Fair Trials calls on EU to protect dissidents targeted by authoritarian regimes

admin - May 1, 2018

On Monday 30th April 2018, Fair Trials wrote to the President of the European Commission, urging the commission to prevent Turkey from abusing INTERPOL’s processes to persecute its critics.

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CASE STUDY

Azer Samadov

editor - March 24, 2018

Azer Samadov, a former Azerbaijani political refugee who currently has Dutch citzenship, was subject to an INTERPOL arrest warrant for six years.

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