Category: Italy

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 […]

8th Feb 2020

Extradition of Zana Rahim and Bakr Hamad to Italy ordered

District Judge Zani, on 6 February 2020, ordered the extradition to Italy of Zana Rahim and Bakr Hamad. Both have been convicted by the Bolzano Assize Court in absentia, however, as Italian law does not treat these convictions as final, both Requested Persons retained the status of ‘accused’ for the purpose of deciding whether to […]

29th Sep 2017

Judge rules that Michal Herba should be extradited to Italy from UK

We previously reported that Michal Herba was challenging Italy’s request that he be extradited from the UK to face allegations of being involved in the kidnapping of model Chloe Ayling. A judge has now ruled against him, and his case will be referred to the High Court. Herba’s lawyers had argued that the entire case […]

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