US UK Extradition

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...

Dina Rickman

The Road Forward: Brits Frustrated With Obama Over Controversial Treaty | Dina Rickman | Posted 21.01.2013 | UK

LONDON -- Last October, shortly after midday, Theresa May, Britain's Home Secretary, stood up in the House of Commons and made an announcement that, i...

British Businessman Jailed In US For Arms Dealing

PA | Posted 09.01.2013 | UK

The wife of retired British businessman Christopher Tappin has vowed to campaign for a change in extradition laws after he was jailed in the US for ar...

Extradited Brit Pleads Guilty To Aiding Attempt To Sell Arms To Iran

PA | Posted 01.01.2013 | UK

Extradited Briton Christopher Tappin's guilty plea over arms dealing charges is "the beginning of the end" of the family's ordeal, his wife has said t...

Proof the Conservatives Can be Trusted on Civil Liberties

Robert Prager | Posted 16.12.2012 | UK Politics
Robert Prager

Theresa May's decision to block the extradition of Gary McKinnon to the United States has proven that the Conservatives can be trusted on justice and constitutional affairs.

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.

Smile! Abu Hamza's Mug Shot As He Arrives In The US

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

Pictured for the first time in eight years, radical cleric Abu Hamza looks dazed as he stares into the camera for his American mug shot. The pictur...

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.

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...

Hamza Launches Last-Minute Appeal Against Extradition

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.11.2012 | UK

Radical cleric Abu Hamza has launched a last-minute High Court challenge in a move to avoid extradition to the United States, it was confirmed on Wedn...

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...

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.

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.

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

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2014 | 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...

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. ...

Hacker Extradition: Gary McKinnon 'No Longer Suicide Risk'

Huffington Post UK / PA | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK

Computer hacker Gary McKinnon would no longer pose a serious suicide risk if extradited to the United States, a medical expert has said. Professor ...

Tappin Awaits Bail Judgement

PA | Posted 02.03.2012 | UK

A retired British businessman extradited to the United States over arms dealing charges will be held in jail over the weekend, his lawyer said tonight...

Extradited Briton Makes First US Court Appearance

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK

A retired British businessman extradited to the US to face arms dealing charges has made his first appearance in court. Christopher Tappin, who los...

Extradited British Business Faces Hungarian Court

Posted 28.02.2012 | UK

A British businessman who spent four months without charge in a notorious Hungarian jail will appear in court in Budapest on Wednesday. Michael Tur...

'I Don't Know Where I'm Going'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2012 | UK

Retired businessman Christopher Tappin described his treatment as a "disgrace" and claimed he had "no rights" as he arrived at Heathrow police station...

'Terrorists Have More Rights Than Me'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2012 | UK

A retired British businessman who is to be escorted to America by US marshals on Friday after losing a two-year battle against extradition has said he...