An ICIJ Investigation Interpol’s Red Flag

Interpol's Red Notices used to pursue political Opponents

Nations aligned with Interpol have used the group not just for chasing murderers and sex offenders

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A complex profile of the international police organization Interpol emerged after dozens of interviews and reviews of Interpol documents and public records in several countries. Nations aligned with Interpol have used the group not just for chasing murderers and sex offenders, but as a tool against political opponents and refugees.

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Interpol’s Red Flag

Interpol reacts to ICIJ story

In the wake of the story on Interpol by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, Interpol officials submitted the following letter, signed by Rachael Billington, Interpol’s chief press officer. It is published here in its entirety. Below the Interpol letter is a response from ICIJ, written by Libby Lewis, author of the Interpol story.

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