UK court drops extradition case against Rwandan spy chief – The Guardian

Posted August 11th, 2015 in extradition, intelligence services, news, terrorism, war crimes by sally

‘A British court has freed Rwanda’s intelligence chief Karenzi Karake and dismissed an extradition case against him, officials said on Monday.’

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The Guardian, 10th August 2015

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Suffolk extradition suspect Lauri Love’s ‘fair trial’ fears – BBC News

Posted August 10th, 2015 in computer crime, extradition, news by sally

‘A British man facing extradition over claims he hacked into US government computers has said he fears he will not get a fair trial.’

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BBC News, 9th August 2015

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14 years in jail for Libor rigging? The judge makes a persuasive case – The Guardian

Posted August 5th, 2015 in banking, extradition, fraud, interest, news, plea bargaining, sentencing by sally

‘Yes, Tom Hayes was given a bigger sentence than a rapist might get – but it seems to be in keeping with sentencing guidelines and the principle of deterrence.’

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The Guardian, 4th August 2015

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Cyber-jihadist Babar Ahmad released – BBC News

Posted July 20th, 2015 in extradition, intelligence services, internet, news, terrorism by tracey

‘A British man jailed in the US over a website considered to be a key moment in the birth of the internet jihad has returned home.’

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BBC News, 19th July 2015

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Szegfu v Court of Pecs, Hungary – WLR Daily

Szegfu v Court of Pecs, Hungary [2015] EWHC 1764 (Admin); [2015] WLR (D) 273

‘Guidance on the application of section 26(5) of the Extradition Act 2003 relaxing the application of the strict time limit for bringing an extradition appeal in section 26(4).’

WLR Daily, 24th June 2015

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High court blocks extradition of Albanian killer claiming his description does not match wanted man – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 26th, 2015 in extradition, identification, murder, news by sally

‘Even though his fingerprints match an Albanian migrant claims he cannot be fugitive killer because he is six inches shorter.’

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Daily Telegraph, 25th June 2015

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Polish Judicial Authorities v Celinski; Slovakian Judicial Authority v Cambal; Nida v Polish Judicial Authorities; Ciemiega v Polish Judicial Authorities; Regina (Inglot) v Secretary of State for the Home Department and another; Polish Judicial Authorities v Pawelec – WLR Daily

Posted May 21st, 2015 in appeals, extradition, human rights, law reports by sally

Polish Judicial Authorities v Celinski; Slovakian Judicial Authority v Cambal; Nida v Polish Judicial Authorities; Ciemiega v Polish Judicial Authorities; Regina (Inglot) v Secretary of State for the Home Department and another; Polish Judicial Authorities v Pawelec [2015] EWHC 1274 (Admin); [2015] WLR (D) 207

‘In extradition proceedings under Part I of the Extradition Act 2003 an appellate court, in answering the question whether a district judge had been wrong to decide that extradition was or was not proportionate with the requested person’s rights under article 8 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, had to focus on whether the decision on proportionality itself was wrong.’

WLR Daily, 6th May 2015

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European Court backs UK-Lithuania extradition – BBC News

Posted April 17th, 2015 in extradition, human rights, mental health, murder, news by sally

‘A Lithuanian man accused of serious offences including murders has lost his attempt to persuade the European Court of Human Rights to stop his extradition from the UK.’

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BBC News, 16th April 2015

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Kandola v Generalstaatwaltschaft Frankfurt, Germany; Droma v State Prosecutor Nurnburg-Furth, Bavaria, Germany; Ijaz v The Court of Milan (An Italian Judicial Authority) – WLR Daily

Posted March 24th, 2015 in appeals, extradition, law reports by sally

Kandola v Generalstaatwaltschaft Frankfurt, Germany; Droma v State Prosecutor Nurnburg-Furth, Bavaria, Germany; Ijaz v The Court of Milan (An Italian Judicial Authority) [2015] EWHC 619 (Admin); [2015] WLR (D) 126

‘In the context of an extradition appeal the court set out the approach to be taken in applying section 12A of the Extradition Act 2003.’

WLR Daily, 13th March 2015

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Kandola v Generalstaatsanwaltschaft Frankfurt, Germany; Droma v State Prosecutor Nurnberg-Furth, Bavaria, Germany; Ijaz v The Court of Milan (An Italian Judicial Authority) – WLR Daily

Posted March 20th, 2015 in appeals, extradition, law reports by tracey

Kandola v Generalstaatsanwaltschaft Frankfurt, Germany: Droma v State Prosecutor Nurnberg-Furth, Bavaria, Germany; Ijaz v The Court of Milan (An Italian Judicial Authority); [2015] EWHC 619 (Admin); [2015] WLR (D) 126

‘In the context of an extradition appeal the court set out the approach to be taken in applying section 12A of the Extradition Act 2003.’

WLR Daily, 13th March 2015

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Sandra Dunham given 18 days’ home confinement in US fraud case – BBC News

Posted January 30th, 2015 in extradition, fraud, guilty pleas, money laundering, news, sentencing by sally

‘A woman who admitted a $1m (£640,000) expenses fraud and money-laundering will not spend any more time in jail.’

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BBC News, 29th January 2015

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Haroon Aswat’s extradition to US legal, judges rule – BBC News

Posted January 29th, 2015 in extradition, human rights, mental health, news, terrorism by sally

‘The extradition of British terror suspect Haroon Aswat to the United States was lawful, European Court of Human Rights judges have ruled.’

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BBC News, 29th January 2015

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Elashmawy v Court of Brescia, Italy – WLR Daily

Posted January 27th, 2015 in appeals, extradition, foreign jurisdictions, human rights, law reports, prisons by sally

Elashmawy v Court of Brescia, Italy [2015] EWHC 28 (Admin); [2015] WLR (D) 15

‘Italian prison conditions were compliant with article 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.’

WLR Daily, 16th January 2015

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Doctor accused of child rape in US overturns extradition bid – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 21st, 2015 in bail, children, doctors, extradition, fugitive offenders, human rights, news, rape by sally

‘British court rules extradition of 48-year-old Tobias Bowen would breach human rights because he faces an “indefinite” sentence if convicted of sex crimes in New York.’

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Daily Telegraph, 20th January 2015

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Regina (Harkins) v Secretary of State for the Home Department and another – WLR Daily

Posted November 18th, 2014 in extradition, jurisdiction, law reports by sally

Regina (Harkins) v Secretary of State for the Home Department and another [2014] EWHC 3609 (Admin); [2014] WLR (D) 485

‘The test to be used for re-opening a judicial review of a decision to extradite was analogous to that in CPR r 52.17.
The Divisional Court so held in refusing Phillip Harkins’s renewed application for permission to claim judicial review of the Secretary of State for the Home Department’s decision that he should be extradited to the United States of America on charges of murder and attempted robbery. The Government of the USA was joined as an interested party.’

WLR Daily, 7th November 2014

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Judges dismiss legal challenge to EU arrest warrant – BBC News

Posted November 17th, 2014 in EC law, extradition, judicial review, news, warrants by sally

‘A legal challenge to try to prevent the UK continuing to comply with the European Arrest Warrant has failed.’

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BBC News, 14th November 2014

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Fashion student Serena Bowes faces extradition to Italy after being accused of making up rape story – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 14th, 2014 in extradition, Italy, news, perverting the course of justice, rape by tracey

‘A student who was allegedly raped while on a college trip to Italy, has been told she could be extradited and charged with making the story up.’

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Daily Telegraph, 13th November 2014

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Foreign Office tells extradited grandfather to go back to US jail for vital medical treatment – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 10th, 2014 in bail, extradition, medical treatment, news by sally

‘Extradited British grandfather Paul Dunham told by Foreign Office it will not pay for urgent heart treatment – and that he should return to maximum security US jail for treatment.’

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Daily Telegraph, 9th November 2014

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Regina (B and others) v Westminster Magistrates’ Court and others – WLR Daily

Posted November 7th, 2014 in closed material, disclosure, evidence, extradition, law reports, magistrates by tracey

Regina (B and others) v Westminster Magistrates’ Court and others: [2014] UKSC 59; [2014] WLR (D) 470

‘A judge hearing extradition proceedings in the magistrates’ court had no power under the Extradition Act 2003 to hear evidence in a closed court and to make an order prohibiting the disclosure to the government of the requesting state of evidence adduced by individuals whose extradition was being sought. Extradition proceedings were not in a special category which would justify a departure from the principle of open justice.’

WLR Daily, 5th November 2014

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European Arrest Warrant: Judges urge UK support – BBC News

Posted November 6th, 2014 in EC law, extradition, judges, legal profession, news, warrants by sally

‘The UK risks becoming a “safe haven” for foreign criminals if it votes to opt out of the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) system, senior judges have said.’

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BBC News, 6th November 2014

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