UK Extradition

Extradition: A Victory for Terror

Dr. Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed | Posted 25.11.2012 | UK Politics
Dr. Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed

Extradition, in other words, does nothing for the fight against terrorism. On the contrary, it is a self-serving red-herring designed to conceal the dubious systemic failures of British and American security agencies from public knowledge, while vindicating their unaccountable powers to override the rule of law.

British Trials For British Citizens?

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK

The family of one of the terror suspects who lost a last-ditch bid to avoid extradition to the US has called the decision "inhumane" as human rights l...

LISTEN: The Queen 'Asked Why Abu Hamza Hadn't Been Arrested'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK

The Queen apparently revealed to a BBC reporter that she once asked a Home Secretary why Britain could not arrest radical cleric Abu Hamza. BBC sec...

Abu Hamza: From Nightclub Bouncer To 'Radical Cleric'

PA | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK

Muslim cleric Abu Hamza once appeared to embrace Western society. He worked as a bouncer in a Soho nightclub and had a reputation for socialising a...

Hamza To Be Handed Over To USA 'As Quickly As Possible'

PA | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK

Radical cleric Abu Hamza and four other terror suspects could be put on a plane to the United States within days after Europe's human rights judges re...

Shrien Dewani 'To Apply For Mental Health Treatment On NHS Ward'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2012 | UK

Shrien Dewani, the businessman accused of murdering his wife on their South African honeymoon, is to apply to be treated on an open NHS ward after an ...

Assange: Sweden, US and the 'Ifs and Buts'

Karin Wasteson | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK
Karin Wasteson

Assange says he's expecting to stay in the Ecuadorian embassy for up to a year, while hoping for Sweden to drop the legal case against him. Let's imagine that he walked out on the Embassy steps and agreed to being surrendered to Swedish authorities by British police.

Assange Supporters' Battle To Keep Bail Money Adjourned

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK

The hearing for supporters of Julian Assange, who are fighting to keep the bail money they posted for the Wikileaks founder has been adjourned. Som...

'No Solution In Sight' Over Julian Assange Stand-Off

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.08.2012 | UK

No solution is in sight to the stand-off over Julian Assange's extradition to Sweden, William Hague has said. The Foreign Secretary met Ecuador's ...

Extradition Laws Fail to Protect British Citizens

Reyhana Patel | Posted 28.10.2012 | UK Politics
Reyhana Patel

Imprisoning British citizens without charge or trial goes against everything that Britain or what being British stands for.

'Middleman' Accused Of Helping British Newlywed Kill Bride Denies Receiving Payment

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK

A man accused of helping British newlywed Shrien Dewani orchestrate the murder of his bride on their honeymoon in Cape Town claimed he did not receive...

Poll Reveals Gender Split In Support For Assange

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK

British women think Ecuador is wrong to shelter Julian Assange, with men more sympathetic to the WikiLeaks founder, new research has shown. But mos...

Julian Assange: God's Lonely Man

John Wight | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK Politics
John Wight

The fate of Julian Assange now hinges on the British government's willingness to either uphold or flout international law.

The Assange Witch Hunt

Annie Machon | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK Politics
Annie Machon

A storm of diplomatic sound and fury has broken over Ecuador's decision to grant political asylum to Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange. The UK government has threatened to breach all diplomatic protocol and international law and go into the embassy to arrest Assange.

'Julian Assange Will Be In The Ecuadorian Embassy For Eternity'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 16.08.2012 | UK

Ecuador has backed itself into a corner over the decision to grant Julian Assange political asylum, the UK's former ambassador to America has said. ...

Man Denies Being Hired By British Newlywed Shrien Dewani To Murder Wife

PA | Posted 15.08.2012 | UK

A man accused of being hired by British newlywed Shrien Dewani to kill his bride on their honeymoon in Cape Town has denied the charge and is going in...

Dewani 'Needs Rest' To Recover Before Extradition

PA | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK

A businessman wanted in South Africa for the honeymoon murder of his wife needs 12 months to recover from depression and post-traumatic stress disorde...

Gary McKinnon Refuses Further Medical Tests

PA | Posted 19.07.2012 | UK

Computer hacker Gary McKinnon has refused to undergo further medical tests by a Home Office-appointed expert as he fights extradition to the United St...

Plane HIjacker Wins Latest Extradition Battle

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.07.2012 | UK

An Iraqi man arrested at Stansted Airport after taking part in the hijack of an airliner today won the latest round of a 16-year fight to stay in the ...

Gary McKinnon Case Returns To High Court

PA | Posted 05.07.2012 | UK

The case of computer hacker Gary McKinnon returns to the High Court on Thursday. Judges are expected to give directions for a hearing due to take p...

160,000-Strong Petition To Block Student's Extradition

PA | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education

More than 160,000 people have signed a petition launched by the founder of internet encyclopaedia Wikipedia to block the extradition of a British stud...

Assange To 'Ignore' Extradition Notice

Posted 28.08.2012 | UK

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has said he will "almost certainly" ignore a surrender notice issued to him by Scotland Yard. Assange has been ins...

America's 'Most Wanted Pedophile' WON'T Be Extradited

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.06.2012 | UK

US government attempts to extradite a man accused of child sex crimes were blocked by the High Court on Thursday. Two judges sitting in London allo...

Assange Served With Extradition Notice By Met Police

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.06.2012 | UK

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been served with an extradition notice, the Met Police confirmed on Thursday. Assange has been inside the Emba...

Wikipedia Founder Calls On Government To Halt Extradition Of Richard O'Dwyer

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.08.2012 | UK

The founder of Wikipedia has thrown his support behind Richard O'Dwyer, a British student who is due to be extradited to the US on copyright charges. ...