Home Office teaches dictator's police to spot fake documents

THE Home Office has been teaching Omani police officers how to detect forged documents, despite concern that the techniques could be used against opposition activists in the Gulf dictatorship.

A two-week training course ended yesterday. British diplomats claimed that it would support “Oman's efforts to facilitate the legitimate movement of people and goods, and prevent those that could cause harm.”

It follows similar co-operation last month, when Omani police and customs...
source: Morning Star Online

2019-10-09 19:32
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