Captura de pantalla 2016-03-21 a las 12.59.00

Salah Abdessalam to fight the European Arrest Warrant in Belgium

Salah Abdeslam, the “most wanted” terrorist in Europe announced that he will fight his extradition to France. This decision could delay the extradition proceedings to his native France. However, experts note that his arguments are not likely to succeed, but him opposing the extradition request could delay his deportation to France for up to 90 […]

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Captura de pantalla 2016-03-17 a las 9.55.44

UK postponing 15 extradition requests issued by India

The Indian Minister of State Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary claimed that Britain has not acted upon 15 extradition requests issued by the Indian authorities, according to the bilateral extradition treaty between India and the UK. These accusations arrive after Indian authorities requested Britain to swiftly act on 131 pending extradition requests last month. The Indian Minister […]

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Captura de pantalla 2016-02-25 a las 8.42.28

European Court of Human Rights: The Italian Executive Obstructed The Work of The Investigators In The Case Of Abu Omar

The European Court of Human Rights condemned Italy for the abduction of an Egyptian imam by the CIA from a Milan street in 2003. The Court noted that in spite of the efforts of the Italian investigators and judges, to identify the persons responsible of the abductions and secured their convictions, the […]

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Captura de pantalla 2016-02-09 a las 18.18.22

The UN deems Assange’s detention arbitrary

A UN panel ruled last week that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is being “arbitrarily detained”. The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention issued its conclusion — a non-binding legal opinion — that Assange has been subjected to arbitrary detention by both the Swedish and British authorities. Britain and Sweden immediately rejected the UN report, […]

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Captura de pantalla 2016-02-09 a las 18.07.00

U.S. Approves Extradition of Former Salvadoran Colonel

In a ruling involving  war crimes committed during the Salvadoran civil war, a United States federal judge ordered the surrender of a former Salvadoran colonel accused in the murder of six Jesuit priests. Spain is the country requesting the extradition of the former officer, Inocente Orlando Montano Morales, to put him on trial […]

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Captura de pantalla 2016-02-01 a las 10.44.30

German Constitutional Court states that national Constitution may overrule EU law

Germany’s top court (the Constitutional Court) issued a ruling in an extradition case showing that the country is willing to step in when there are fundamental conflicts between European Union law and the country’s Constitution. The Federal Constitutional Court issued a ruling in a case of extradition of a U.S. citizen […]

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Mexico formally begins extradition proceedings against ‘El Chapo’

Mexico has formally begun extradition proceedings against drug lord Joaquín ‘El Chapo Guzmán’, who is wanted by the United States on various arrest warrants. The leader of the Sinaloa Cartel has been notified that judicial proceedings will be conducted to determine whether he should be sent to the United States, where […]

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