UK Extradition

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

Jago Russell | Posted 16.12.2012 | UK Politics
Jago Russell

The bigger issue, by far, in these US/UK cases is the question of why people are being sent to the US to face trial rather than being prosecuted in British courts.

Gary McKinnon Has Asperger's Syndrome; So Does Talha Ahsan

Alex MacDonald | Posted 16.12.2012 | UK Politics
Alex MacDonald

Could the difference possibly be that Talha Ahsan is a Muslim? Surely not.

Twitter Reacts To Gary McKinnon Extradition Blocking

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

Twitter, the indispensable barometer of public opinion, has reacted fervently to the news that human rights flip-flopper, Theresa May, has blocked the...

Dina Rickman

'Some British Citizens Are More Equal Than Others' | Dina Rickman | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK

The Home Office has been accused of double standards after blocking the extradition of Gary McKinnon, who has Asperger's, just two weeks after allowin...

'After 10 Long Years, He Can Get His Life Back'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

Gary McKinnon's MP said the Home Secretary had "saved his life" in withdrawing his extradition order. Conservative MP David Burrowes said he was "d...

Dina Rickman

What Is An Extradition Forum Bar? | Dina Rickman | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

Britain’s extradition laws will be changed to include a ‘forum bar’, which would mean a court hearing has to be held to decide whether a person ...

TIMELINE: Gary McKinnon's Decade-Long Battle Against Extradition

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

Computer hacker Gary McKinnon has been living under the threat of extradition and prosecution in the US for more than 10 years. Here is a summary o...

Gary McKinnon Waiting Extradition Decision With 'Anxiety, But Hope'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK

Computer hacker Gary McKinnon is waiting with "anxiety, but hope" that Home Secretary Theresa May will halt his extradition to the United States and u...

Evidence Gained Through Torture 'Could Be Used Against Abu Qatada'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.10.2012 | UK

Statements allegedly obtained by torture could be used against terror suspect Abu Qatada if he is extradited to Jordan, but it is "highly unlikely", a...

To Babar Ahmad & Talha Ahsan - We Have Failed You

Reyhana Patel | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK Politics
Reyhana Patel

When the time comes to place an 'X' on our ballot paper, Babar Ahmad's face and the failure of the coalition government to stand up for British citizens should consecutively run through our minds.

Minister 'Asked For Jordan To Pardon Abu Qatada'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.10.2012 | UK

Home Office ministers sought a pardon for Jordanian terror suspect Abu Qatada in a bid to deport him from the UK, a tribunal has heard. James Broke...

The War on Terror Is Dead ... Long Live the War on Terror?

Muhammad Abdul Bari | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK Politics
Muhammad Abdul Bari

Terrorism is indeed a crime that needs to be confronted. The allegations against Babar Ahmad and Talha Ahsan are serious and need proper judicial consideration. Yet neither of these men have had any chance to defend the allegations against them, which they both contest vehemently

Abu Hamza Pleads Not Guilty To Terrorism Charges In New York Court

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK

Radical preacher Abu Hamza has entered a plea of not guilty to terrorism charges in a New York court. He told District Judge Katherine Forrest that...

Extradition; A Sad Day for Us All

Assed Baig | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK Politics
Assed Baig

Babar Ahmad, Talha Ahsan and even Abu Hamza have rights. The demonisation of Abu Hamza has clouded the entire extradition process in the media. Abu Hamza, although outspoken, vociferous and vilified by the media has been used to cover up the injustice that has taken place here.

Abu Hamza To Appear In Court

PA | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK

Radical cleric Abu Hamza will appear in court in New York on Tuesday for a plea hearing following extradition to the US to face terrorism charges. ...

Hamza Lands In US

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK

UPDATE: Abu Hamza appeared in a New York court on Saturday facing terror charges following his extradition from the UK, but the radical cleric did not...

Hamza Set To Land In US

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.10.2012 | UK

Radical cleric Abu Hamza is due to arrive in the United States on Saturday to face terror charges after he was extradited from Britain along with four...

Jessica Elgot

The Millionaire Businessman On A Mission To Keep Terror Suspects In The UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 06.10.2012 | UK

What could bring together two terrorism suspects, an alleged computer hacker and a multimillionaire businessman with an MBE? Northumbria entreprene...

'RIP British Justice': Extradition Orders Condemned

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.10.2012 | UK

The decision to extradite Babar Ahmad to the US to face terror charges has been condemned as "shameful" and "disappointing" by family and friends as j...

Abu Hamza Loses Last Ditch Plea Against Extradition

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.10.2012 | UK

Abu Hamza and four other terror suspects are believed to be on their way to the United States after losing a last-ditch court appeal at the High Court...

'I'm Not Anti-Extradition Or Anti-US'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 04.10.2012 | UK

A terror suspect who lost a last-ditch bid to avoid being sent for trial in America has said he is not anti-extradition or the US. Babar Ahmad has ...

'Worlds Apart From Abu Hamza'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 02.10.2012 | UK

Terror suspects Babar Ahmad and Syed Ahsan may yet have an "11th hour" reprieve from extradition to the US as they prepare to challenge a decision of ...

Abu Hamza And Other Terror Suspects Appeal Against Extradition

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.10.2012 | UK

Lawyers for Abu Hamza have argued that his poor health means he should not be extradited as he and four other terror suspects took their cases to the ...

'No Evidence To Try Babar Ahmad In UK'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK

The director of public prosecutions will not allow a private prosecution of terror suspects Babar Ahmad and Syed Ahsan, because no real evidence has b...

Terror Suspect Launches High Court Bid To Against US Extradition

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK

Terror suspect Babar Ahmad has launched a High Court bid to halt his removal from the UK to the United States, the Judicial Office confirmed on Monday...