21 Jan 2022

US extradites second suspect in assassination of Haiti’s President

A second subject in the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise has been extradited to the United States. Rodolphe Jaar will be presented with the charges on Thursday in his initial court appearance in Miami. Jaar is one of several suspects that has been at large for months after the

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10 Dec 2021

Julian Assange can be extradited to the US, court rules

The founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, has been approved to be extradited from the UK to the US by the HIgh Court. The US appealed against a UK court ruling from January that stated he could not be extradited because of concerns over his mental health. Judges were reassured after

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27 Oct 2021

US begins legal appeal to get Julian Assange extradited

The US government has started a legal appeal that aims to get the founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, extradited to the US. In January, a UK court ruled that Mr. Assange could not be extradited to the US due to concerns over his mental health. However, lawyers for the US

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28 Sep 2021

China Releases Two U.S. Citizens Blocked From Leaving Since 2018

China has released two Americans who have been trapped in the country since 2018. Victor Liu and Cynthia Liu were allowed to return to the US following a Justice Department deal with a Chinese technology company executive, Huawei. Co. Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will be allowed to return to

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23 Mar 2021

Alleged North Korean Operative Makes First U.S. Court Appearance

On Monday, alleged North Korean intelligence operative Mun Chol Myong appeared in federal court in Washington. Myong faces charges of laundering funds for North Korea to evade US and UN sanctions. Myong’s trial marks the first prosecution of its kind as relations between the Biden administration and North Korea struggle.

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06 Jan 2021

WikiLeaks founder Assange denied bail in UK

On Wednesday, WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange was denied bail by a British judge. The U.K. courts are deciding if he should be sent to the United States to face espionage charges and will remain in a high-security prison until the courts reach a decision. The judge supported her ruling to

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04 Jan 2021

U.K. Judge Blocks Julian Assange’s Extradition to U.S., Citing Suicide Risk

A British judge has rejected the US’s request to extradite Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, on spying charges. The judge cited suicide risk as a reason to reject the extradition request. The decision marks a setback in the US’s agenda to punish Assange, who was found responsible for publishing

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20 Jul 2020

UK to make changes to extradition treaty with Hong Kong

Britain’s government is planning to make changes in its extradition arrangements with Hong Kong as of Today following an escalation of tensions between China and the UK amid the implementation of China’s new national security law. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has repeatedly expressed his concerns alongside other leaders that the

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24 Feb 2020

U.K. Court to Consider Whether to Extradite Julian Assange to U.S.

Today, a British court is set to begin investigating whether to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the U.S. Assange would stand trial on spying charges within the U.S. after he published a trove of secret documents pertaining to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The final decision on whether

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13 Jan 2020

UK requests extradition of former US diplomat’s wife accused in death of British teen

The United Kingdom has delivered an extradition request to the US State Department, asking that Anne Sacoolas be transported to the UK for trial. Sacoolas is the wife of a former US diplomat who has been charged with causing the death of a teenager in England. The teen was riding

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