Interpol seeks arrest of daughter of Saddam Hussein

[JURIST] Interpol [official website] issued a red notice [official backgrounder] Friday seeking the arrest of Raghad Saddam Hussein [Wikipedia profile], daughter of the former Iraqi dictator, on charges of terrorism. Interpol circulated the notice to member countries, saying Iraq accuses Raghad of supporting insurgencies in Iraq.

Last year, Iraq placed [JURIST report] Raghad and her mother, Saddam Hussein's first wife Sajida, on its most-wanted list, accusing the two of using secretly-looted money to fund Baathist insurgents. BBC News has more.



 

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