Conference 2017


Academic and practising lawyers from around the world congregated in Oxford, England in the first week of September to brainstorm on current developments in extradition law in several countries, including the UK, Canada, Australia, Germany, and Switzerland. A poll of participants indicated that virtually all considered the two-day conference a […]

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Oxford Conference on International Extradition and the European Arrest Warrant a “Complete Success”, Participants Say

Lawyers and law school professors from around the world congregated in Oxford, England in the last week in August to brainstorm on alternative methods of extradition in light of the possible exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union. A poll of participants indicated that virtually all considered the […]

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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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Turkey requests extradition of cleric Fethullah Gulen from the US

Turkish PM Binali Yildirim confirmed on Tuesday that a formal extradition request for Fethullah Gulen has been sent to the US. Mr Yildirim has been accused by Erdogan of being linked to Friday’s coup attempt. Mr Gulen, a Turkish cleric who has lived for years in exile in Pennsylvania has denied any involvement, and has accused Erdogan […]

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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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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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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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