Democracy Now: Interpol Seeks Arrest of Iraqi Vice President

In breaking news from Iraq, the global police body Interpol has issued a red notice arrest alert for Iraqi Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi on suspicion of planning and funding attacks in Iraq. Hashemi, a leading Sunni Muslim politician, fled Baghdad in December when Iraq’s Shia-led government accused him of running death squads. Hashemi has denied the charges, saying they are politically motivated. He is believed to be in Turkey.


~ by wheresthemic on May 8, 2012.

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