20th Nov 2019
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
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
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 […]
27th Sep 2017
Kazakhstan’s Deputy Prosecutor General Andrey Lukin has said that Kazakhstan intends to sign extradition treaties with Brazil, Jordan, Macedonia, Greece, and Portugal. It currently has 18 such treaties in place already, as well as 2 multilateral conventions within the CIS, Minsk, and Chisinau.