Newly elected President of Interpol the UAE’s Major General Ahmed Naser al-Raisi. Photo: AP
Newly elected President of Interpol the UAE’s Major General Ahmed Naser al-Raisi. Photo: AP
Interpol

Interpol elects UAE official Ahmed Naser al-Raisi as president amid controversy

  • Global policing body announces appointment of new leader despite accusations by human rights groups of alleged involvement in torture and arbitrary detentions in the UAE
  • The election was being closely watched following the disappearance and detention of first-ever Chinese president of the organisation, Meng Hongwei, in 2018

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Newly elected President of Interpol the UAE’s Major General Ahmed Naser al-Raisi. Photo: AP
Newly elected President of Interpol the UAE’s Major General Ahmed Naser al-Raisi. Photo: AP
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