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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Applications open: Advanced Seminar on International Extradition and the European Arrest Warrant (III Edition)

The program consists of a series of closed-door seminars held by international extradition experts – including renowned British Solicitors and Barristers – over the course of two days (training hours: 12). A social dinner by the Lake Iseo will be hosted on Monday night. Seminars will be conducted through an […]

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Ireland’s Supreme Court refuses EAW issued by the UK because of Brexit

Ireland’s Supreme Court refused to surrender Mr Thomas Joseph O’Connor to the UK last Friday over concerns about Brexit. Mr O’Connor was sentenced for tax fraud in the UK, but then fled to the UK. The Irish Supreme Court has referred a question to the European Court of Justice concerning the possibility of executing the EAW […]

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The dawn of a new era in extradition law: the death of s.2 arguments?

George Hepburne-Scott considers the impact of the Supreme Court case of Goluchowski v District Court in Elblag [2016] and its impact on the interpretation of the Framework decision in UK courts with particular reference to the requirements under Article 8(1)(e) of the Framework Decision i.e. the requirement that the EAW […]

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