Jago Russell

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Home Secretary Delivers Much-Needed Safeguards on Extradition

(0) Comments | Posted 9 July 2013 | (17:37)

Pictured: Andrew Symeou, whose life was turned upside by extradition to Greece

As the Home Secretary announced the long-awaited decision on the UK's future involvement in 133 EU police and criminal justice measures, the focus for many, including

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Petr Silaev and the Abuse of Interpol

(0) Comments | Posted 24 May 2013 | (10:30)

Three years ago Petr Silaev boarded a train in Russia headed for the EU. Weeks earlier, he had been involved in demonstrations against a motorway through the Khimki forests outside Moscow. His friends had been rounded up by Russian police and, after giving an interview to a leading...

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Theresa May's Announcement on Reforming Extradition Arrangements Long Overdue and Most Welcome

(2) Comments | Posted 16 October 2012 | (15:14)

After years of debate and countless high-profile cases of injustice, the British government has today announced a package of reforms to the UK's extradition arrangements. The devil, as ever, will be in the detail, but the reforms promise to address many of the major problems with the UK's extradition cases,...

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