Interpol cancels Red Corner Notice against Zakir Naik, gives clean chit Current Affairs 

Interpol cancels Red Corner Notice against Zakir Naik, gives clean chit

New Delhi: The Interpol cancelled the Red corner Notice issued against Dr. Zakir Naik contending that there was a severe lack of evidentiary basis, a failure by Indian authorities to follow due process of law, political and religious bias that formed the basis of such a notice, and lack of international interest. The decision was taken by the Interpol’s Commission in its 102nd session held on 24-27 October 2017 and has deleted all data on the Islamic preacher from its database on November 9 and urged all National Central Bureau…

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Palestine gets Interpol membership, Israel faces setback Current Affairs 

Palestine gets Interpol membership, Israel faces setback

Beijing: In a nipping diplomatic defeat for Israel, the world’s largest international police organization on Wednesday accepted the “State of Palestine” as a full member. “The State of Palestine and the Solomon Islands are now INTERPOL member countries,” an Interpol tweet read. #BREAKING: The State of Palestine & the Solomon Islands are now INTERPOL member countries #INTERPOLGA pic.twitter.com/gdFiAlTozc — INTERPOL (@INTERPOL_HQ) September 27, 2017 The Palestinians’ membership bid was accepted with 75 counties voting yes, 24 voting no, and 34 abstaining during Interpol’s annual General Assembly in Beijing. Israel aggressively…

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Yusuf al-Qaradawi removed from Interpol wanted list despite Egypt’s request Current Affairs 

Yusuf al-Qaradawi removed from Interpol wanted list despite Egypt’s request

Interpol has removed Dr. Yusuf al-Qaradawi from its online wanted list, Arab Organization for Human Rights (AOHR), Britain said in a statement. The International Police Organisation made the move after it was discovered the crimes Qaradawi was accused of were nothing more than a cover for “political crimes” of opposing authorities in Egypt – the country that requested the cleric be put on the Interpol list in 2014, AOHR said in a statement on Sunday. Qaradawi, 91, an Egyptian and one of the most prominent religious leaders in the Middle…

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