Richard Odwyer

Free! Richard O'Dwyer Speaks Of Relief After Avoiding Extradition

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK

A student facing trial in the US over copyright charges has spoken of his relief after he struck a deal to avoid extradition. Richard O'Dwyer, 24,...

'I Burst Into Tears When I Read The Judge's Comments'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK

Richard O'Dwyer's mother Julia has spoken of her utter relief after her 24-year-old son signed a deal to avoid extradition to the US over copyright in...

Richard O'Dwyer Signs Deal To Avoid US Extradition

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman and Felicity Morse | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK

British student Richard O'Dwyer has signed a deal to avoid extradition to the US over copyright infringement allegations, the High Court has been told...

Asymmetric Extradition - The American Way

Annie Machon | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Annie Machon

Richard O'Dwyer is the Sheffield student who is currently wanted by the USA on copyright infringement charges. Richard has lived all his life in the UK, and he set up his website there. Under UK law he had committed no crime. However, the American authorities thought differently.

'He Smiled For The First Time In Years'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

Computer hacker Gary McKinnon's 10-year fight against extradition to the United States was an "emotional rollercoaster", his mother has said. Janis...

Dina Rickman

'Some British Citizens Are More Equal Than Others'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

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.

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...

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. ...

Richard O'Dwyer Left Awaiting Fate

James Mahon | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Tech
James Mahon

Home Secretary Theresa May ruled in January that Richard could be extradited to the US where he could face up to five years in jail. His mother Julia spoke to me earlier and once again reiterated the fact that this case is not over and she will not giving up fighting for justice for her son.

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...

'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 ...

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...

Britons Facing Extradition To US 'Could Be Tried At Home'

PA | Posted 15.03.2012 | UK Politics

More Britons facing extradition to the USA could be tried in UK courts, after David Cameron and Barack Obama agreed to review the operation of a contr...

Richard O'Dwyer's Extradition Approved

Posted 13.03.2012 | UK

The mother of a student who will be extradited to the US to face copyright charges has accused the government of selling him "down the river" as There...

Can European Court Save British Businessman?

PA | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK

A last-ditch plea is to be made to the European Court of Human Rights to block the extradition of a retired British businessman to the US. The Amer...

Barack Obama Quizzed Over Richard O'Dwyer Extradition Case

Posted 31.01.2012 | UK

Barack Obama has been quizzed by Americans over the United States' decision to seek the extradition of a British student for copyright infringement. ...

Student To Learn Whether He Faces Extradition To US Over Copyright Infringement

PA | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK Tech

A student will learn today whether he is to be extradited to the US to stand trial over alleged infringement of copyright. Richard O'Dwyer, 23, is ...