Italy-UAE: new extradition treaty

The new judicial assistance treaty between Italy and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) approved by the Senate on October 3, 2018, will allow Italy to ask for the extradition of ”at least nine people wanted by the Italian judiciary” on charges including mafia association, money laundering, drug trafficking and tax […]

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ECtHR – Mamatkulov and Askarov v. Turkey

The Uzbek citizens Mamatkulov and Askarov, members of the ERK “Freedom Party”, an opposition party in Uzbekistan, lodged two applications at the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) against Turkey by relying on Art. 2, 3 and 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). Mr. Mamatkulov was arrested by Turkish police […]

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India: Marie Emmanuelle Verhoeven will return home

French national Marie Emmanuelle Verhoeven “may be allowed to return to her family and friends in France” after the French Embassy in Delhi claimed Ms. Verhoeven “is suffering from various mental and physical medical problems.” Ms. Verhoeven, a member of the Latin American Economic and Social Committee, allegedly took part in the […]

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Uganda: High Court orders prosecution to submit further documents in Mukulu trial

In October 2018, the High Court Judge Eve Luswata ordered prosecution to serve the defence counsels with further documents from the Kisitu chief magistrates court in Dar es Salaam- Tanzania, before commencement of pre-committal proceedings of former Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) Leader Jamiru Mukulu. This followed Defense lawyer’s submission to […]

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International warrant for Carles Puigdemont is dropped by Spanish judge

  A Spanish judge has dropped the international arrest warrants issued for the former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and five of his colleagues for the role they played in the 2017 illegal referendum and subsequent unilateral declaration of independence. The Supreme Court judge Pablo Llarena announced the decision a week […]

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Portugal may extradite former CIA agent to Italy in rendition case

An appeals court in Lisbon, Portugal issued a decision Wednesday to extradite to Italy a former CIA counterterrorism officer who was one of nearly two-dozen agency operatives prosecuted and convicted on kidnapping charges in absentia in Milan in connection with the notorious rendition of a radical Egyptian cleric in 2003. Sabrina […]

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Advanced Seminar on International Extradition and the European Arrest Warrant

Two-day advanced seminar on international extradition and the practice of the European Arrest Warrant.  In 2002, the EU replaced traditional extradition – based upon bilateral treaties – with the European Arrest Warrant (EAW). 13 years later, this international seminar investigates current worldwide developments in extradition law. The seminar will be held […]

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