Category: Brazil

20th Nov 2019

Brazil seeking extradition of ex-President of Paraguay Horacio Cartes

A Brazilian judge has issued an arrest warrant for former Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes, along with 20 others, as part of an investigation into money laundering. Mr Cartes stands accused of providing USD500,000 to a criminal organisation at the request of his associate Dario Messer, who at the time was a fugitive from the law […]

12th Aug 2019

Brazilian Supreme Court refuses to extradite Ali Sipahi to Turkey

On 6 August 2019 the Brazilian Supreme Court handed down judgment in the case of Ali Siphai. Mr Siphai is allegedly a member of Hizmet, a moderate Islamic movement inspired by the Turkish preacher, Fethullah Gulen. Hizmet is listed as a terrorist organisation in Turkey. Brazil’s Supreme Court rejected Turkey’s request for his extradition stating […]

25th Jun 2018

Brazilian man faces extradition after attending Russian World Cup match

This week Mr Rodrigo Dinardi Vicentini attended Brazil’s World Cup group stage match in Russia where he was promptly arrested by Russian authorities and may face extradition back to Brazil. Mr Vincentini has been flagged by INTERPOL as wanted by the Brazilian authorities since 2017. He is accused of being involved in the robberies of […]

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