Last November, at the annual meeting held under the direction of INTERPOL’s newest Secretary General, Jürgen Stock, the organization adopted new rules to be applied to its quasi-appellate body, the Commission for the Control of INTERPOL’s Files (“CCF”). This change marks the first time since 2012 that INTERPOL and the CCF have undergone such a
Update on INTERPOL’s Red Notice for TCI’s Michael Misick: Part 1
Earlier this year, the issue of Michael Misick’s Red Notice was addressed here. The next two posts are updates on Mr. Misick’s case.
International police cooperation results in arrest of former Turks and Caicos Premier Michael Misick
Former Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) Premier Michael Misick was arrested in Brazil on December 7…
INTERPOL and You: the Exit Interview
Today’s post is directed specifically towards those individuals who have been Red Notice subjects and their lawyers. Red Notice Law Journal often receives inquiries from people who are currently dealing with INTERPOL-related matters. For a change, I’d like to ask for a review from those who have finished with their Red Notice experiences. For those…
Final Score in Egypt’s Attack on NGO’s: INTERPOL- 1, Political Oppression- 0
Today was a great day for transparency and political freedom. INTERPOL refused to allow the Red Notices as requested by Egypt against the non-governmental workers who are currently sought for prosecution in Egypt. In so doing, INTERPOL issued a press release that was heartening for two reasons:
- It confirmed its dedication to its constitution, which
The Burden of Proof: Is It Always Fair to the Red Notice Subject?
Since we have been on the issue of the ease with which Red Notices often seem to be obtained by INTERPOL member countries, today’s discussion centers on the burden of proof faced by Red Notice subjects and their lawyers.
Once it is issued, a Red Notice is presumed to be accurate and proper, according to INTERPOL’s rules. In…