Yearly Archives: 2018

21st Nov 2018

Kim Jong-yang elected new President of INTERPOL

Today, South Korea’s Kim Jong-yang has been elected as INTERPOL’s next President, replacing Meng Hongwei who resigned last month after he was detained in China on charges of bribery and corruption. Under INTERPOL’s constitution, the role of the President is to: preside at meetings of the General Assembly and the Executive Committee and direct the […]

21st Nov 2018

Artur Celmer extradited to Poland

On Monday, the Irish High Court ordered the surrender of Artur Celmer to face trial in Poland. As reported in a previous blog, Mr Celmer is wanted by Polish authorities to face trial on charges of drug trafficking. Last year, he was arrested under a European Arrest Warrant (EAW) in Ireland. He resisted extradition on […]

19th Nov 2018

Trump: No plans to extradite Gulen

Turkish preacher, Fethullah Gulen is accused by the Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, of orchestrating a failed coup attempt in 2016. It was reported last week that the White House was studying the legal ramifications of extraditing Mr Gulen, who currently resides in Pennsylvania, as part of an effort to persuade Turkey to stop putting […]

16th Nov 2018

US hackers face extradition hearing in London

This week, the extradition hearing of Taimoor Zaman and Anthony Nnamdi Okeakpu is being heard at Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London. The US has requested the extradition of Mr Zaman and Mr Okeakpu who are accused of helping to run a hacking organisation known as ‘Infraud Hacking Group’ (IHG),  said to be the group behind […]

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