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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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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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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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