UK Extradition

Searching and Seeking Asylum

James Mahon | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Politics
James Mahon

After fleeing his homeland of Cameroon in 2007, Bernard Mboueyeu made his way to the steel city of Sheffield. As a charity worker and volunteer he gave back to the community that took him in as an asylum seeker and now he may have to leave.

Extradition Laws Are an Ass

M.R. Hall | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK Politics
M.R. Hall

Whether or not Julian Assange is guilty of any offence, the manner of his likely extradition to Sweden is a cause for sadness, and a symptom of deep problems in our increasingly unaccountable and internationalised legal system.

Portugal Drops Extradition Case Against British Man

PA | Posted 18.05.2012 | UK

A father who was facing trial for a crime he thought he was acquitted of 17 years ago said today he had been through hell but was relieved that Portug...

Tappin: 'My Excruciating 10 Days In Barbaric US Prison'

PA | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK

A retired British businessman extradited to the United States on arms dealing charges almost had a breakdown after 10 "barbaric" days in solitary conf...

British Businessman Extradited To USA Granted Bail

Posted 23.04.2012 | UK

The family of a retired British businessman who has been granted bail after being extradited to the United States over arms dealing charges plan to vi...

Lib Dem Donor Michael Brown To Face Extradition From Spain

PA | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK Politics

Fugitive multi-millionaire fraudster and Liberal Democrat donor Michael Brown is set to face an extradition hearing in Spain early next week. Brown...

We Could All Be the Next Babar Ahmad

Reyhana Patel | Posted 19.04.2012 | UK Politics
Reyhana Patel

Last week, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that six alleged terror suspects could face extradition to the United States. While extensive media coverage have been given to Abu Hamza, who has been convicted of soliciting to murder and stirring up racial hatred and jailed in the UK for seven years, the voices of Babar Ahmad and Talha Ahsan were almost silent.

Richard O'Dwyer Extradition 'Ludicrous,' Says Lib Dem President

Posted 19.04.2012 | UK Politics

Theresa May's decision to allow 23-year old Briton Richard O’Dwyer to be extradited to the United States on copyright charges is "ludicrous", the pr...

Babar Ahmad Case Tramples on Law and Fair Play

Muhammad Abdul Bari | Posted 10.06.2012 | UK Politics
Muhammad Abdul Bari

No legal case in recent times has created as many strong feelings and controversy in Britain as that of Babar Ahmad. Whilst some of our senior politicians have expressed their delight at this verdict, this case raises serious questions about the fairness of justice in Britain.

'We're Not Asking For Mercy, We're Asking For Basic Rights'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK

The sister of terror suspect Babar Ahmad has vowed to fight his extradition to America “to the end” after European judges paved the way for him an...

Why Can't We Try Them Here? Campaigners Speak Out Over Extradition

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK

The approval of five terror suspects held in Britain for extradition to the US has reignited calls for alleged criminals to be tried in the UK rather ...

Terror Suspects' Families Vow To Appeal Extradition Ruling

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK

The family of Babar Ahmad, a terror suspect held in a British prison have said they will appeal a decision by the European Court of Human Rights to al...

Abu Hamza: Key Events In The Life Of The Notorious Preacher

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK

Radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza has lost his fight over extradition to the United States. Here is a timeline of key events in his case: 1958: Ha...

Cameron Hails Abu Hamza Extradition Ruling

Posted 10.04.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron hailed a decision by human rights judges today which paves the way for radical preacher Abu Hamza and four other terrorist suspects to b...

Abu Hamza Extradition: Terror Suspects Can Be Sent To US For Trial

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.06.2012 | UK

Radical preacher Abu Hamza can be extradited to the United States to face terror charges, a European court has ruled. The unanimous ruling by the E...

'From Heavy Drinking Soho Bouncer To Radical Islamic Cleric'

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.04.2012 | UK

Muslim cleric Abu Hamza, who faces extradition to the United States on terror charges once appeared to embrace Western society. Hamza worked as a b...

Radical Preacher Abu Hamza To Learn Fate Over Extradition To US

Posted 09.04.2012 | UK Politics

Human rights judges will rule tomorrow on whether to allow the government to extradite radical preacher Abu Hamza to America to face terrorist charges...

'I'm Fighting for My Life' Jailed Briton Facing Extradition Tells BBC

PA | Posted 05.04.2012 | UK

A British man who has been in jail without trial since 2004 while fighting extradition to the US on terror charges has pleaded to be charged and tried...

Shrien Dewani Extradition Halted On Mental Health Grounds

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK

British businessman Shrien Dewani has won a High Court appeal against extradition to South Africa to face allegations of masterminding the murder of h...

Shrien Dewani To Learn Extradition Fate Over 'Honeymoon Murder'

PA | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK

British businessman Shrien Dewani finds out today if he has won his High Court appeal against an order that he can be extradited to South Africa to fa...

Looking Back On UK-US Extradition Laws

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK Politics

The nature of extradition between America and Britain has been a burning issue for several years. The 2003 UK Extradition Act laid into law the pro...

MPs Call For Britain's Extradition Treaty With The US To Be Changed

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK Politics

Arrangements for extradition between the US and the UK should be radically changed to restore public confidence, said a group of MPs. The Home Affa...

Overhaul 'Imbalanced' US-UK Extradition Treaty, Urge Influential MPs

PA | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK Politics

Vital extradition arrangements between the UK and the United States are being threatened by the loss of public confidence among Britons, MPs said. ...

Dina Rickman

I'm Scared I'll End Up In A US High Security Prison

HuffingtonPost.com | Dina Rickman | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK

A 23-year-old Briton facing extradition to America on copyright charges has spoken out about his fears in a rare interview, saying he could spend mont...

Jailed UK Banker: No Point Defending Charges In US

PA | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK

Britons extradited to the United States have no chance of being cleared as the plea bargaining system empowers prosecutors as "judge, jury and executi...