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Interpol rebuffs Russian request to place hedge fund manager William Browder under surveillance

Monday, May 27, 2013

From Precy Dumlao, Opalesque Asia – The International Police or Interpol on Friday rejected a request by Russian authorities to place hedge fund manager William Browder under surveillance by issuing an "all points bulletin" for the leader of the worldwide campaign for justice for slain lawyer Sergei Magnitsky.

In a press statement issued by Law and Order in Russia it was gathered that Interpol’s General Secretariat has now deleted the request from the Russian authorities seeking to "locate" Browder in order to detain him on a Russian arrest warrant.

"The decision by Interpol to delete the Russian 'all points bulletin’ for William Browder from the Interpol system is a clear sign that a deeply corrupt regime will not be allowed to freely persecute whistle-blowers who have exposed it. We hope that one day those responsible for Sergei Magnisky’s torture and murder will be brought to justice, with help from Interpol," said a Hermitage Capital representative.

In its decision, Interpol’s General Secretariat has followed the recommendation from Interpol’s Commission for the Control of Files, who has found the Russian request to have a "predominant political character." Interpol’s Commission for the Control of Files is responsible for the observance by Interpol and its entities of Interpol’s Constitution and data processing rules. Under Article 3 of the Interpol’s Constitution, any improper use of Interpol syste......................

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