Julian Assange

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UK Home Secretary Priti Patel Approves Extradition Of Wikileaks' Founder Julian Assange To US

The case of extradition of Julian Assange to US was passed to the UK home secretary. Priti Patel, UK home secretary approved the extradition of Assange. However, Assange's counsel intends on filing a cross-appeal on Patel's order. Julian Assange was charged for alleged violation of the Espionage Act, in 2019 by the US government. Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, is expected to face 175 years in prison, in US.

Fri, 17 Jun 2022 - 05:27 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Julian Assange, Wikileaks, Extradition, Espionage, US

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Julian Assange.

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Extradition Of Julian Assange 'Damages' Journalism: CPJ Deputy Director

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) Deputy Executive Director Robert Mahoney said a London court's order to extradite Wikileaks founder Julian Assange damages journalism on December 10. ''The US Justice Department's pursuit of Assange has set a harmful legal precedent for prosecuting reporters,'' added Mohoney. Reportedly, If Assange is extradited, he'll face up to 175 years in prison under the Espionage Act and the Computer Fraud and… read-more

Sat, 11 Dec 2021 - 12:50 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: UK Court, Julian Assange, Extradition, CPJ, Journalism

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange.

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US To Demand UK HC To Extradite Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange

In the latest development, the United States government has decided to appeal a British Judge to overturn the last decision and extradite Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the US. In January, UK district Judge Vanessa Baraitser had rejected the extradition request saying Assange's security may be compromised in the US. Notably, Assange is accused of releasing 5,00,000 secret files related to the Afghanistan and Iraq Military campaigns.

Wed, 27 Oct 2021 - 07:35 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: US, British Judge, UK High Court, Wikileaks, Extradition

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Tahawwur Rana will remain in US Federal custody, pending his extradition hearing.

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Pakistan's Tahawwar Rana To Remain Under US Federal Custody

Tahawwar Rana, a Canadian businessman of Pakistan origin, will remain under custody in United States. However, the court has asked the defence counsel to file an additional document by July 15, until he will remain under Federal custody. Reportedly, Rana was involved in the 2008 terror attack in Mumbai, assisting the group 'Lashkar-e-Taiba'. Earlier in 2018, a warrant for his arrest was issued by India.… read-more

Sat, 26 Jun 2021 - 12:55 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: 2008 Mumbai Attack, Tahawwur Rana, Extradition, Terrorists

Courtesy: The Hindu

Nirav Modi

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Nirav Modi Appeals Against His Extradition To India In UK Court

Businessman Nirav Modi, whose extradition was earlier approved by the UK government, has appealed against the order in the UK High Court on April 28. He has challenged the orders of the Westminster magistrate court and UK Home Secretary Priti Patel. Nirav Modi claimed that he was being targeted due to political reasons and also alleged that he would not be getting a fair trial in India.

Sat, 01 May 2021 - 03:10 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: nirav modi, Extradition, UK, Nirav Modi Extradition

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Taj Attack and Tahawwur Rana

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Extradition Hearing Of 26/11 Accused Tahawwur Rana Now On June 24

The extradition hearing of the 2008 Mumbai attack accused, Pakistan-origin Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana, has been postponed to June 24. A US court's decision came after Rana's lawyers met the US government representatives. The two sides agreed to reschedule 58-year-old Rana's in-person hearing on June 24 at 1.30PM local Los Angeles time. Earlier, it was scheduled on April 22. Meanwhile, Rana’s counsels have opposed his extradition.

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 08:05 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Extradition, 26/11, US COURT, terror attack

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Tahawwur Rana

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US Govt Urges Fed Court To Certify India's Request For Tahawwur's Extradition

Joe Biden-led US government has requested the Federal Court to approve India’s request for extradition of 2008 Mumbai attack accused and fugitive Tahawwur Rana. Validating the request, the Assistant US Attorney has claimed that Rana meets all requirement of extradition. Reportedly, the court has scheduled Rana’s extradition hearing for April 22. Earlier, Rana’s attorney had pleaded in court that his extradition is violative of the US-India… read-more

Tue, 23 Mar 2021 - 02:43 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Tahawwur Rana, 2008 Mumbai Attack, Extradition, Joe BIden

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Extradition Agreement

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Drug Cartel Kingpin Kishan Singh Extradited To India From UK For Trials

International drug racket mastermind Kishan Singh was extradited from the UK to India on March 21. Accused of supplying recreational party drugs to India, the kingpin was arrested on August 23, 2018 and later was granted bail too. Reportedly, he challenged the UK court's May 2019 extradition order saying he will not get a fair trial in India. However, denying his arguments, the court extradited Kishan - a British citizen - to India for trials… read-more

Mon, 22 Mar 2021 - 10:12 AM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Drugs, drug racket, UK, Extradition

Courtesy: India Today


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Book On Fugitives Sheds Light On Indian Criminals Who Escaped To UK

London-based journalist Danish Khan, along with his wife and researcher Ruhi Khan, has released a new book named 'Escaped: True stories of Indian fugitives in London'. Giving detailed insights about Indian extradition lawsuits, the book tells the tales of 12 cases where the alleged offenders are wanted by India. Interestingly, detailing accounts of unheard cases, it also sheds light on the recent money laundering cases of Nirav Modi and Vijay… read-more

Sun, 21 Mar 2021 - 09:15 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: nirav modi, Extradition, Vijay Mallya, london, fugitive economic offenders

Courtesy: The Indian express

Vijay Mallya

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Unaware of Mallya's Extradition: Solicitor General Tells Supreme Court

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta has informed the Supreme Court that the government is unaware of the United Kingdom's procedures on extradition of Vijay Mallya. Reportedly, the External Affairs Ministry have stated that the UK's extradition order on Mallya has not come to effect yet. The court asked Mallya's lawyers to inform the bench about the proceedings and urged the external affairs ministry to produce him at the court on November 2.

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 - 05:21 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Vijay Mallya, Kingfisher, UK, Extradition

Courtesy: Live Mint