Julian Assange: UN panel calls on UK and Sweden to end ‘arbitrary detention’ and compensate WikiLeaks founder – The Independent

Posted February 5th, 2016 in detention, embassies, extradition, freedom of movement, news, United Nations by tracey

‘Julian Assange must be freed from “arbitrary detention” by the UK and Sweden, the United Nations has ruled.’

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The Independent, 5th February 2016

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Government of the United States of America v Giese – WLR Daily

Posted January 6th, 2016 in appeals, evidence, extradition, jurisdiction, law reports, time limits by sally

Government of the United States of America v Giese [2015] EWHC 3658 (Admin); [2015] WLR (D) 550

‘An issue raised on appeal “that was not raised at the extradition hearing” referred to a new issue that was raised in argument on appeal as a ground for allowing the appeal and which was not the subject of concluded argument below for the purposes of meeting the condition for allowing an appeal set out in section 106(5)(a) of the Extradition Act 2003.’

WLR Daily, 21st December 2015

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Consultation on extradition and transit codes of practice – Home Office

Posted November 2nd, 2015 in codes of practice, consultations, extradition, police by tracey

‘This is a consultation on revised codes of practice for extradition and new codes of practice for transit cases.’

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Home Office, 2nd November 2015

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Slovakian jailed for raping teenager ‘while high on glue-like substance’ – Daily Telegraph

‘Court hears Zdenko Turtak, a 22-year-old Slovakian Roma, clubbed his victim 18 times with a rock and left her for dead in the Beeston area of Leeds.’

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Daily Telegraph, 20th October 2015

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Julian Assange: Scotland Yard ends 24-hour guard on Ecuadorian embassy – Daily Telegraph

Posted October 13th, 2015 in costs, embassies, extradition, news, police, proportionality by tracey

‘Police officers have stopped guarding the embassy in London where the Wikileaks founder took refuge, saying it is no longer “proportionate.” ‘

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Daily Telegraph, 12th October 2015

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British court refuses to extradite suspected American paedophile – The Guardian

Posted October 8th, 2015 in extradition, human rights, news, sexual offences by sally

‘UK judges are refusing to extradite an alleged American paedophile, who has been on the run from the FBI since 2007, until they receive assurances that his human rights will not be breached.’

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The Guardian, 7th October 2015

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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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