Category: China

1st Jun 2022

CASE SUMMARY: El Omari v International Criminal Police Organisation (“INTERPOL”)

Background On May 24, 2022, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit upheld a decision by the District Court for the Eastern District of New York (“District Court”) which found that for the purposes of the International Organization Immunities Act (“IOIA”), INTERPOL qualified as a public international organization (“PIO”) and was therefore entitled to immunity […]

19th Apr 2022

New Zealand Murder Suspect can be Extradited to China

New Zealand Supreme Court Rules in “test case which the international community was watching closely” On 13 April 2022, a five-strong panel in the New Zealand Supreme Court (“NZSC”) handed down judgment in the case of Minister of Justice v Kyung Yup Kim [2022] NZSC 44.[1]  The key question for the court was whether Mr […]

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