Russia and Iran are among countries increasingly abusing Interpol red notices to seek the arrest of political opponents, the Council of Europe said, citing a five-fold increase in the past decade.
The number of red notices jumped to 12,787 in 2016, up from 2,343 in 2005, said the Council’s parliamentary assembly (PACE), which has a total of 636 members of national parliaments from 47 member states.
A red notice allows police in Interpol’s 190 member states to cooperate on the arres...
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