Is the US Right to Extradite Julian Assange?

April 15, 2019

By focusing narrowly on whistleblowers’ violation of the law, the law ends up hiding and protecting crimes that damage democracy itself. The Daily Devil's Dictionary explains. Defending the US government’s request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from the UK after his expulsion...

The American Government’s Use of Extradition and the War on Terror

December 13, 2012

While the US has waived the death penalty in order to secure the extradition of Abu Hamza al–Masri et al., the accused – and those resisting extradition to the US – still face harsh prison conditions and a likelihood of unfair trials. The British government’s recent...

Who Stays and Who Goes? The Debate Around UK Extradition Law

November 29, 2012

Recently, a number of high-profile extradition cases, including those of Julian Assange, Gary McKinnon, Abu Qatada al-Filistini and Abu Hamza al-Masri, have drawn attention to the on-going debates on state sovereignty, diplomacy, executive power and judicial autonomy in the international...