Category: United Kingdom

4th Oct 2017

Nigeria halts pursuit of ex-minister’s extradition in light of ongoing UK investigation

In September, Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) announced that it was seeking the extradition of former petroleum minister Diezani Alison-Madueke from the UK to face allegations of corruption (see previous blog). However, the Nigerian government has now said that it would not be pursuing Ms Alison-Madueke’s extradition for the time being in order […]

3rd Oct 2017

UK court rules that Birmingham imam may be extradited to Spain

A UK court has ruled that Birmingham-based imam Tarik Chadlioui may be extradited to Spain, where he is accused of producing videos encouraging people to fight for ISIL in Syria. His lawyers argued that extraditing him would breach his Article 8 right to a family life, as his family’s sole source of income. However, the […]

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