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Successful first edition of the “Advanced Seminar in International Extradition”, Oxford [August 29-30, 2016]

The first edition of the two-day Advanced Seminar in International Extradition was held at the University of Oxford on August 29-30, 2016. The program brought together 18 scholars, legal practitioners and researchers from Australia, Canada, England, Germany, Italy, Malta, Spain and the USA to discuss and analyze international extradition practices and current trends. The seminar […]

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Turkey requests extradition of cleric Fethullah Gulen from the US

Turkish PM Binali Yildirim confirmed on Tuesday that a formal extradition request for Fethullah Gulen has been sent to the US. Mr Yildirim has been accused by Erdogan of being linked to Friday’s coup attempt. Mr Gulen, a Turkish cleric who has lived for years in exile in Pennsylvania has denied any involvement, and has accused Erdogan […]

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Mexican judge grants extradition of El Chapo to the US

A federal judge in Mexico approved last Friday the extradition of the Mexican drug lord to the United States on kidnapping, drug trafficking and murder charges. The Mexican government has 30 days now to approve the extradition of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán. However, Mexico’s Attorney General claims that extradition to […]

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Sabrina de Sousa, an Ex-CIA agent losses extradition battle in Portugal’s Supreme Court

Portugal’s Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of Sabrina de Sousa to an extradition request by Italy. De Sousa is a CIA agent convicted in absentia for her part in an “extraordinary rendition” case in Italy. Sabrina De Sousa’s only possible recourse is to appeal the ruling to the Constitutional Court […]

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Egypt requests the extradition of EgyptAir’s hijacker

Cyprus’ Attorney General confirmed that Egypt requested the extradition of Seif el Din Mostafa, who is accused of hijacking EgyptAir’s plane. The Attorney General also highlighted that the decision was political and, as such, will be taken together with the Government. He also noted that the decision will be taken “as […]

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