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Vegas grocer accused of war crimes sent to Bosnia
Posted on 1 Jun 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A man accused of commanding a police squad that rounded up Bosnian Muslims for slaughter in 1995 fashioned a new life in Las Vegas as a modest grocery store owner before being arrested and deported to Full version (available to lexis... Read More

Kyrgyzstan demands toppled leader's extradition
Posted on 7 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan - (AP) Prosecutors in Kyrgyzstan have asked Belarus to extradite deposed President Kurmanbek Bakiyev to face charges of complicity in murder and abuse of office. General Prosecutor Azimbek Beknazarov said Friday that Belarus was... Read More

Dutch court sends Germany Somali piracy suspects
Posted on 7 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - A Dutch court on Friday ordered 10 suspected Somali pirates to be extradited to Germany, where Hamburg prosecutors want to charge them with hijacking a German container ship. The nine men and one teenager were captured... Read More

Polanski decision shows Swiss privileges for rich
Posted on 13 Jul 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

GENEVA - (APINTL) Switzerland's decision to reject a U.S. extradition request for director Roman Polanski may have shown that legal principles are paramount here but also left the impression that the rich and famous enjoy special privileges, Swiss... Read More

French court refuses extradition of Iranian to US
Posted on 6 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

PARIS - (AP) A French court rejected a high-profile extradition request from the United States on Wednesday, refusing to hand over an Iranian engineer accused of evading U.S. export controls to buy technology for military firms involved in Iran's... Read More

Panama's ex-dictator Noriega extradited to France
Posted on 27 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

PARIS - (AP) Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega faced money laundering charges in a French courtroom Tuesday after being extradited from the United States, opening up a whole new legal battle for the strongman who spent two decades behind bars... Read More

France opposes Iranian's extradition to US
Posted on 15 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

PARIS - (AP) France on Wednesday voiced its opposition to a U.S. extradition request for an Iranian accused of evading export controls to purchase technology over the Internet to sell to Iran's military. The United States is seeking the extradition... Read More