Mother jailed for abducting daughters to USA – BBC News

Posted September 11th, 2018 in child abduction, extradition, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A British mother has admitted abducting her two children and moving to Alaska to live with her new partner without their father’s permission.’

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BBC News, 10th September 2018

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Alleged paedophile extradited from UK to US – BBC News

Posted August 13th, 2018 in child abuse, extradition, news, sexual offences by sally

‘An alleged paedophile who was on the FBI’s most wanted list has been extradited from the UK to the US following a failed appeal.’

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BBC News, 10th August 2018

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Former HSBC banker wins appeal against extradition to US – The Guardian

Posted August 3rd, 2018 in appeals, banking, extradition, fraud, news by tracey

‘HSBC’s former head of currency trading has won a last-ditch battle to block his extradition to the US, where he faces 11 charges of foreign exchange rigging which each carry a maximum 30-year prison sentence.’

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The Guardian, 31st July 2018

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European human rights judges will rule ‘Isil Beatles’ plan illegal, say experts – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 30th, 2018 in death penalty, extradition, human rights, news, terrorism by sally

‘European human rights judges would rule Britain’s plan to waive death penalty assurances for two suspected members of the Isil ‘Beatles’ terror cell illegal, experts say, and could order the UK to seek US guarantees and even pay the men damages.’

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Daily Telegraph, 28th July 2018

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UK may face legal challenge over US extradition of Isis pair – The Guardian

‘UK ministers could face a legal challenge to the decision to assist the US extradition of two former British Islamic State terrorists without demanding they do not face the death penalty, as Downing Street backed Sajid Javid’s decision to allow the move.’

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The Guardian, 24th July 2018

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Sajid Javid drops UK’s blanket opposition to death penalty to allow two Isis fighters to be sent to US – The Independent

Posted July 23rd, 2018 in death penalty, extradition, news, terrorism by tracey

‘Sajid Javid has dropped Britain’s blanket opposition to the death penalty in order to allow two notorious British Isls fighters to be sent to the United States.’

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The Independent, 23rd July 2018

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Lauri Love case: US abandons extradition case – BBC News

Posted February 20th, 2018 in appeals, computer crime, extradition, news by sally

‘Efforts to extradite alleged computer hacker Lauri Love have been abandoned by US authorities.’

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BBC News, 19th February 2018

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UK high court refuses Turkey extradition due to overcrowded prisons – The Guardian

Posted February 16th, 2018 in extradition, fugitive offenders, news, prisons by sally

‘The high court in London has refused to return an absconding British prisoner to Turkey on the grounds that the country’s jails are so overcrowded they are unsafe following the 2016 attempted coup.’

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The Guardian, 15th February 2018

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Sweden tried to drop Assange extradition in 2013, CPS emails show – The Guardian

Posted February 12th, 2018 in Crown Prosecution Service, extradition, foreign jurisdictions, news, warrants by tracey

‘Swedish prosecutors attempted to drop extradition proceedings against Julian Assange as early as 2013, according to a confidential exchange of emails with the Crown Prosecution Service seen by the Guardian.’

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The Guardian, 11th February 2018

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The Forum Bar: it does exist — Bruno Min – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted February 9th, 2018 in choice of forum, computer crime, extradition, jurisdiction, news by tracey

‘n 5th February 2018 the Divisional Court gave judgment in Love v USA [2018] EWHC 172 (Admin), holding that the forum bar operated against the extradition of Lauri Love to the United States to face charges of making a series of cyber-attacks on the computer networks of private companies and US Government agencies. This is the first reported case in which the ‘forum bar’ has been applied to block an extradition.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 9th February 2018

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Julian Assange arrest warrant still stands, court rules – BBC News

Posted February 7th, 2018 in bail, extradition, news, sexual offences, warrants by tracey

‘A UK warrant to arrest Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is still valid, a court has ruled.’

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BBC news, 6th February 2018

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Court to make decision on validity of UK arrest warrant against Julian Assange – The Independent

Posted February 6th, 2018 in bail, extradition, news, warrants by tracey

‘A court decision on whether a UK arrest warrant against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is still valid is due on 6 February.’

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The Independent, 6th February 2018

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British hacker Lauri Love wins fight against extradition to US – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 5th, 2018 in appeals, computer crime, extradition, news by sally

‘British hacker Lauri Love has won his legal battle after fearing he would be extradited to the US.’

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Daily Telegraph, 5th February 2018

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UK court grants £1m bail to man arrested over Sarkozy-Gaddafi inquiry – The Guardian

Posted January 11th, 2018 in bail, extradition, news by tracey

‘A French businessman wanted for questioning in relation to an inquiry into the alleged illegal financing of Nicolas Sarkozy’s 2007 presidential election run by the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi has been granted £1m bail by the high court in London.’

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The Guardian, 10th January 2018

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Britain rejects request to grant Julian Assange diplomatic status amid reports of Ecuadorean citizenship – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 11th, 2018 in asylum, citizenship, diplomats, embassies, extradition, news by tracey

‘The Foreign Office turned down a request from the Ecuadorian government to grant Julian Assange diplomatic status, amid reports the WikiLeaks founder may have received citizenship from the Andean country.’

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Daily Telegraph, 11th January 2018

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Ex-priest Laurence Soper guilty of sexually abusing boys – BBC News

Posted December 7th, 2017 in clergy, extradition, news, sexual offences by michael

‘Laurence Soper, 74, was extradited to face 19 charges of indecent and serious sexual assault against 10 former pupils at the independent St Benedict’s School in Ealing, where he taught.’

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BBC News, 6th December 2017

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British firm battling to stop ‘billion dollar brain’ being deported to China after computer code theft – The Independent

Posted November 17th, 2017 in computer crime, extradition, news by tracey

‘Investment fund bosses are trying to stop the deportation of an analyst convicted of stealing millions of pounds worth of computer codes.’

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The Independent, 16th November 2017

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Public Law Podcast Seminar on Radicalisation Part 3: Detention – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted November 2nd, 2017 in asylum, detention, EC law, extradition, news, regulations by tracey

‘Detention and the common European Asylum System – Alasdair Henderson and Suzanne Lambert

The highlights of the Public Law Seminar given by members of 1 Crown Office Row are now available for podcast download here or from iTunes under Law Pod UK, Episodes 13, 14 and 15. For ease of reference the following three posts set out the introductions to each of the presentations and the case citations.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 27th October 2017

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Sadistic killer Jason Marshall jailed for 39 years – BBC News

Posted September 27th, 2017 in extradition, imprisonment, murder, news, sentencing, torture by tracey

‘Sadistic killer Jason Marshall, who was filmed murdering a man during a bondage sex session, has been jailed for 39 years.’

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BBC News, 26th September 2017

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Briton accused of cyber attacks extradited from Germany – BBC News

Posted August 31st, 2017 in banking, computer crime, extradition, news by tracey

‘A man accused of launching cyber attacks against two of the UK’s largest banks has been extradited from Germany, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said.’

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BBC News, 30th August 2017

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