Talha Ahsan (in his own words) – House of Lords Written Evidence to Select Committee on Extradition #HLExtradition 26th September 2014 – Talha 1st written document since his freedom

Download this document as a PDF here ——– Syed Talha Ahsan – Written evidence (EXL0067) Submission to House of Lords Select Committee on the Extradition Law 2014 Introduction My name is Syed Talha Ahsan. I am a British citizen born in London, UK. I am 35 years old. I was educated at Dulwich College, South London and the School of Oriental and African...

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House of Lords Select Committee on Extradition refers to Talha Ahsan case – Oral Evidence by LIBERTY Policy Director Isabella Sankey on 23 July 2014

House of Lords Select Committee on Extradition refers to Talha Ahsan case Oral Evidence by LIBERTY Policy Director Isabella Sankey on 23 July 2014 Download PDF Transcript here : http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidencedocument/extradition-law-committee/extradition-law/oral/11567.pdf Quotes – Isabella Sankey - Page 6: “If you...

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Plea-bargain – Quotes from UK political figures & USA context

Plea-bargains Here are several quotes from all parties public figures At HOUSE OF LORDS SELECT COMMITTEE on Extradition : pressure to plea-bargain was the central issues http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/lords-select/extradition-law/news/3rd-session/ There should be transcript / video available soon - —- “We make no secret of the fact...

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Alun Jones QC: Hamza should have been tried here

Why was Abu Hamza extradited to the US for crimes he is alleged to have committed in this country? We asked, repeatedly, why no prosecution had been instituted in the UK, but were never given an answer. The position is plain. Our prosecutors say, if the Americans want to try someone, that’s fine by us. When an extradition request comes, we just defer to it. So...

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EUROPEAN COLLUSION IN HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE

by Liz Fekete How is it that Muslim citizens accused of support for terrorism are not charged but extradited, while far-right supporters of terrorism roam free? On 24 September, as part of a forty-strong delegation of observers, I was in Morocco at the appeal hearing in the Rabat-Salé court of the Belgian-Moroccan dual national, Ali Aarrass. Aarrass’ conviction...

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BABAR AHMAD: CAPITULATION BY THE EUROPEAN COURT?

by Frances Webber Is the European Court selling Ahmad out, and the kettled demonstrators before him, for the sake of making peace with a British government determined to get the court off its back? The Strasbourg court’s judgment in Ahmad and others,[1] ruling that the punitive regime in which four of them are likely to spend many years in the supermax prison ADX...

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