Monthly Archives: October 2021

29th Oct 2021

Julian Assange case heard on appeal at the High Court

Between the 27-28 of October 2021, the High Court heard the US government’s appeal against District Judge Vanessa Baraitser’s ruling, issued in January 2021, barring the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.  Mr. Assange is indicted in the US on 17 counts of espionage and one charge of computer misuse, relating to his alleged role in […]

12th Oct 2021

Italian Court delays decision on Puigdemont extradition

On 4 October 2021, Carles Puigdemont, former regional President of Catalonia, and leader of the Catalonian separatist movement, was released from a court in Sardinia, having been arrested, pursuant to a European Arrest Warrant (‘EAW’) issued in 2017, and detained in September 2020 by Italian police. Mr. Puigdemont is wanted by the Spanish authorities on charges […]

12th Oct 2021

Syria re-added to INTERPOL’s communications network

On 2 of October 2021, Syria was re-added to INTERPOL’s communications network, having been subject since 2011 to several corrective measures, which prevented the Syrian National Central Bureau (‘NCB’) from sending and receiving messages with other Member States. INTERPOL stated in comments to news outlets that the recommendation to lift the measures were made in line […]

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