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INTERPOL-ASSEMBLYGENERAL: INTERPOL: Al Trisi elected president Despite the criticism of the rights groups
by Ali Kucukgocmen
Istanbul (Reuters) - Ahmed Nasser al Faissi was elected President of Interpol on Thursday, despite the opposition of human rights organizations who 'Accuse of passivity against the accusations of torture in the United Arab Emirates (water).
Inspector General of the Emirati Ministry of the Interior, Daisi was elected at the General Assembly of the Police Cooperation Agency in Istanbul.
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Although its position is part-time and volunteer, the president is an important figure for Interpol, of which he presides over the assemblies and the executive committee.
Human Rights Watch and Gulf Center for Human Rights said in May that the department of Raisi did not investigate charges of torture against the police and security services. For these rights groups, his election at the head of Interpol would therefore call into question the commitment of the Agency in terms of human rights.
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A spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that Irefish "firmly believes that abuse or ill-treatment inflicted by The police are heinous and intolerable ".
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Questioned about the election, the secretary general of Interpol Jürgen Stock stated that the Organization did not intervene in political issues. Two people, Matthew Hedges and Ali Issa Ahmad, said this week had filed complaints against Turkey.
Matthew Hedges says he has been kept in isolation for water for seven months and have undergone threats after being accused of espionage. Ali Issa Ahmad says he has been electrocuted, beaten and deprived of food, water and sleep for several days when he was detained.
The spokesman for the Department of Foreign Affairs said that any complaint with accusations against grapes was "unfounded and [would] rejected".
The Turkish authorities did not specify whether they would respond to these complaints.
(report Ali Kucukgocmen with the participation of Stephanie Nebehay in Geneva and Ghaida Ghipous in Dubai; French version Valentine Baldassari, published by Jean-Michel Bélot)
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