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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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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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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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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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Portugal may extradite former CIA agent to Italy in rendition case

An appeals court in Lisbon, Portugal issued a decision Wednesday to extradite to Italy a former CIA counterterrorism officer who was one of nearly two-dozen agency operatives prosecuted and convicted on kidnapping charges in absentia in Milan in connection with the notorious rendition of a radical Egyptian cleric in 2003. Sabrina […]

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