Every country has a different policy in regard to its antiquities and whether they should be returned to the country from which they originated. For example, the government of the Netherlands suggests that looted art should be returned to former colonies. Australia has no laws directly governing repatriation, but there is a government program
Red Notice Challenges
Recently published article on INTERPOL Abuse, including activity by Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Venezuela, and other INTERPOL member countries
For an in-depth look at INTERPOL abuse, trends, and responsive strategies for practitioners, please see my recently published article in the International Enforcement Law Reporter entitled, “INTERPOL’s Expanding Reach, Use, and Consequences: A Global Survey of Abuse Techniques by Some INTERPOL Member Countries and Effective Response Strategies,” found here. Many thanks to my co-author,…
INTERPOL abuse panel discussion tomorrow at 11:00 a.m. U.S. EDT
Join us tomorrow for the event below:
What happens when the organization meant to fight crime helps criminal regimes?
Interpol, the international organization of police agencies, has been manipulated by autocracies into an instrument of transnational repression. Join Heritage on May 18 to learn how we can end this abuse: https://www.heritage.org/global-politics/event/virtual-event-ending-interpol-abuse-how-the-democratic-world-can-fight
See you there.
Join us on May 18 for an INTERPOL abuse discussion panel
On May 18, at 11am EST, Dr. Ted Bromund of the Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy at the Heritage Foundation will host a virtual event featuring the following panelists:
- Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS)
- Nate Schenkkan (Freedom House)
- Ben Keith (5SAH)
- Michelle Estlund (Estlund Law, P.A.)
- Paul Massaro (US Helsinki Commission) on the
Can India (or any member country) make another request after INTERPOL refuses to issue a Red Notice?
A critical concern for people who have successfully applied to remove their Red Notices from INTERPOL’s Commission for the Control of INTERPOL’s Files is the question of what will happen if the member country makes another request for a Red Notice at a later time.
The removal of a Red Notice often follows a lengthy…
Blocked Red Notice- what does it mean?
I have a client whose Red Notice was recently blocked by INTERPOL. Blocking is an interim measure that an attorney or client can request while the case is being studied by INTERPOL. When this happens, the notice is not visible to INTERPOL’s member countries, and no detention or extradition activity should be taken in relation…
INTERPOL Red Notices and Diffusions- the difference between the two and why it matters
Red Notices are viewed as being at least theoretically valid based upon the requirement that they be approved by the General Secretariat prior to acceptance and/or publication by INTERPOL.
Another animal entirely is the diffusion. A diffusion is a notice shared by any one of INTERPOL’S member countries with the other member countries. It is…
INTERPOL and attorneys- does your attorney designation affect the CCF’s processing of your case?
One of the most personal aspects of an INTERPOL case concerns a Red Notice subject’s decision about attorney representation. On that topic, a reader sent in the following question:
“Can a termination of legal representation of a lawyer after the submission of the application form to the CCF (deletion request) and before the first review
Red Notice removal from INTERPOL, and when NOT to apply
Some Red Notice subjects are surprised when I tell them that they should not hire me to seek the removal of their names from INTERPOL’s wanted list. There are times when the best course of action is not to go to INTERPOL for relief, at least, not as a first effort. This post addresses those…
INTERPOL Red Notices- how it all works
I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Laurence Colletti of Legal Talk Today. He asked all kinds of questions about INTERPOL and how it works.
To listen to our conversation, click on the link below: