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Swaziland upgrading police education

This article reports Swaziland transitioning from a training-only police college to a degree-granting police academy. In addition to offering “advanced and specialised police studies at the level of diplomas and degrees,” the academy “will also serve as a centre of … Continue reading

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Palestine admitted to Interpol

Interpol members have voted 75-24 to admit the Palestinian Authority, bring the total number of participating countries to 192, according to this article. Among the countries still seeking membership are Taiwan and Kosovo.

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Interpol updates

At its annual General Assembly in Bali, Interpol declined Taiwan’s request to participate in observer status, and declined the Palestinian application to become a member state. On the sidelines, Interpol signed a cooperation agreement with GCCPOL, the new regional association … Continue reading

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Sensitive issues for Interpol

Interpol holds its 85th General Assembly November 7-10 in Bali, Indonesia. Among the agenda items are applications for membership from Taiwan and the Palestinian Authority. Taiwan was previously a member but was forced to withdraw in 1984 at China’s insistence. … Continue reading

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Cross-border cooperation in South Asia

This op-ed compliments police in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao for improved cross-border cooperation in recent years, citing several specific examples of intercepting organized crime groups, and also noting increased emphasis on community policing and accountability.

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Facebook battle in Taiwan

Following police action to remove student protesters from a Taiwan government compound on March 24, the conflict has moved to Facebook. So far, the national police have 4,000 likes on a page posted by their supporters, but the students’ page … Continue reading

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