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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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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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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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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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