UK Extradition

Babar Ahmad Jailed In US For Internet Terror

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK

Babar Ahmad, the British computer expert, has been sentenced to twelve and a half years in prison in the United States for helping support terrorism t...

Lawyer For Retired British Couple Set For Extradition Compares Them To Abu Hamza

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK

A retired British couple who are facing extradition to the US are being held at Heathrow Police Station and will now be flown out of the UK today, it ...

'Suicide Bid' Extradition Couple Now Behind Bars

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK

A retired British couple will remain behind bars until they are extradited to the United States to prevent them from trying to harm themselves in a bi...

Grandparents Due For US Extradition Rushed To Hospital

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.05.2014 | UK

Two British grandparents due to be extradited today to the United States on fraud charges have been rushed to hospital. Journalists who were expect...

Radical Cleric Abu Hamza Terror Trial To Begin In New York

Press Association | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK

The trial of Abu Hamza, the radical Muslim cleric who was extradited from the UK to America in 2012, is expected to begin in New York today. Hamza,...

Shrien Dewani Extradited To South Africa

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK

Honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani has been extradited from the UK to South Africa where he is due to stand trial. The millionaire businessman was...

Honeymoon Murder Victim's Family Speak Of Hope Over Extradition

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK

The extradition of honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani today after a long legal battle will bring the prospect of justice for his dead wife Anni De...

Shrien Dewani Loses Latest Extradition Battle

PA | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK

Honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani has lost his latest legal battle to block extradition to South Africa. Dewani, 33, from Bristol, has argued ...

Saving Gary McKinnon: One Year on With Janis Sharp

Victoria Sadler | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Victoria Sadler

October 16 2013 marked the one year anniversary of Theresa May's statement to the House of Commons confirming that the UK would not be extraditing Gary McKinnon on charges of hacking to the United States as "a decision to extradite would be incompatible with McKinnon's human rights." One year later and the woman who led that campaign for ten years - Janis Sharp, Gary McKinnon's mother - is sat in front of me smiling a very broad smile. "It's relief, just relief."

Interpol Red Notices and the Rights of Refugees

Alex Tinsley | Posted 13.10.2013 | UK Politics
Alex Tinsley

As the recent cases of Sayed Abdel Latif and Mukhtar Ablyazov have showed, the increasing recourse to Interpol's systems is having a dramatic impact upon the institution of asylum, leaving some important unanswered questions about how Red Notices affect refugees.

Suicide Risk Soldier Faces Deportation

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK

A soldier who has been deemed a suicide risk said the Government had sounded his "death knell" by deciding his extradition to the United States over f...

Home Secretary Delivers Much-Needed Safeguards on Extradition

Jago Russell | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK Politics
Jago Russell

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 Fair Trials International and many of our clients, was the approach to one particular measure which has been the source of extensive debate in the UK and across the Europe.

Julian Assange Asylum: What Would One Year Inside Do To Your Body?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

During Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's one-year asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy, there have been numerous reports on his health. But just what ...

Julian Assange Timeline

PA | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London for a year after his dramatic arrival to seek refuge in a bid to avo...

'I Would Be Arrested'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London even if sex allegation against him are dropped, because he fears move...

Assange Prepared To Remain In Ecuador Embassy For 'Five Years'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Politics

Julian Assange is prepared to stay holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy for five years, the country's foreign minister has said, as Britain and Ecuador ...

Petr Silaev and the Abuse of Interpol

Jago Russell | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK
Jago Russell

This week Fair Trials has called on Interpol to stop its networks being used to pursue Petr Silaev. But this alone is not enough. Petr has already suffered arrest and detention and his case is only the tip of the iceberg. Interpol needs to look again at its systems so that it can weed out abuses before the damage is done.

Search At Qatada's House 'Uncovered £5,000 In Cash And Jihadist Files'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK

Abu Qatada was found to have £5,000 cash in his home during a search, and his son had a USB stick containing school work and "jihadist files" includi...

'A Proud And Dignified Man'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK

Radical cleric Abu Qatada is a "proud and dignified man" who has been held in custody for too long, an immigration tribunal has heard. The terror s...

Babar Ahmad And Talha Ahsan's Trial Put Back Until March 2014

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 16.05.2013 | UK

The trial of extradited British men Babar Ahmad and Talha Ahsan has been put back until March 2014 due to the size and complexity of trial, it has bee...

Felicity A Morse

Ex-Soldier 'Will Commit Suicide' If Extradited To US

HuffingtonPost.com | Felicity A Morse | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK

A former soldier facing extradition to the United States over fraud charges says he is waiting for a call from the Home Office that will give him only...

Pressure On Home Secretary Over Afghanistan Veteran's Extradition To USA

PA | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK

Pressure has increased on the home secretary to intervene in the case of a former soldier who is facing extradition to America over fraud allegations ...

Chinese Businessman Wanted For Murder Extradited To UK

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK

A Chinese businessman wanted over the murder of a family of four in Northamptonshire has been extradited to the UK. Anxiang Du was arrested in Moro...

WATCH: Julian Assange Attacks US Record On Drones

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has waded into the row over American drone strikes, urging the leak of confidential government guidelines on drones d...

Kim Dotcom Launches Mega

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK Tech

Kim Dotcom, the founder of the website Megaupload, has launched a new file-sharing and cloud storage site, Mega, on Sunday, a year to the day that th...