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The Intriguing Case of the Russian the Americans Wanted But That Armenia Wouldn't Turn Over

Armine Sahakyan | Posted 09.04.2016 | Home
Armine Sahakyan

Image: Computer programming. Stock Photo. A Russian computer programmer whom Armenia had detained briefly at America's request is back in...

Colombia's Road to Peace

Camila Mendoza | Posted 05.09.2016 | Politics
Camila Mendoza

 In 1991 Colombia was a war zone. Pablo Escobar, one of the worlds most notorious drugs lords, had unleashed a campaign of terror in order to fight ...

Is the U.S. Using Colombia's Prison System as a Black Site? The Story of Kaleil Isaza Tuzman

Dan Kovalik | Posted 03.05.2017 | Politics
Dan Kovalik

As a New York resident and entrepreneur who would regularly broadcast his whereabouts and travel plans on social media, Kaleil questions why he was arrested while traveling on business in Colombia, just a few days before he was to return to the U.S.

Should Crimes Against the Environment & Animals Deserve International Prosecution?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 09.22.2016 | Green
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Should crimes against the environment and animals be addressed by an international criminal code and prosecuted by an international tribunal, particularly if national courts are unwilling, unable or deemed inadequate?

President Obama: Release Jewish Homeschooling Family Imprisoned in the United States

Christina Fialho | Posted 08.18.2016 | Home
Christina Fialho

The Albrecht family's story reads like a Kafka novel, but begins with an e-mail from former Bay Watch actress Alexandra Paul.

Zimbabwe Says It Will Seek Extradition Of American Dentist Who Killed Lion

Associated Press | Eline Gordts | Posted 07.31.2015 | Home

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe will seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and caused...

Dentist Who Killed Cecil The Lion Could Be Extradited To Zimbabwe

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 07.29.2015 | Home

More than 40,000 people have signed a White House petition calling for Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer to be extradited to Zimbabwe to face justice fo...

Italy Agrees to Have Justin Bieber Extradited in Place of Amanda Knox

Spencer Green | Posted 04.02.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Following the Italian appeals court's second murder conviction of former exchange student Amanda Knox, an agreement has been reached in which singer Justin Bieber will be extradited to Italy in place of Ms. Knox.

Now You See Him, Now You Don't

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

There are two men, both of whom, Washington is convinced, must be brought in: one to face "justice," one to escape it. And all of this is a given, nothing that needs to be explained or justified to anyone anywhere.

In Hunt for 'Spy Snowden,' Is US Losing More Than Secrets?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 09.07.2013 | Home
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Has the rush to apprehend Snowden sacrificed U.S. standing as champion of the politically oppressed and the rule of law?

Edward Snowden Could Have Saved A Lot Of Trouble

Posted 07.01.2013 | Comedy

Edward Snowden's whereabouts have attracted international scrutiny ever since he leaked classified NSA documents. If he'd used just a tad more foresig...

Mr. Snowden and the Mosh Pit

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.28.2013 | Home
Daniel Wagner

The only apparently meaningful leverage the U.S. government had to entice Ecuador not to grant Mr. Snowden asylum has been deftly removed, and the U.S. is now on the defensive.

Putin's Stage

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 08.26.2013 | Home
Joe Peyronnin

Russian President Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin loves being the center of attention. And his decision not to extradite fugitive Edward Snowden to the United States has now found him at the center of an East-West standoff.

Goulash Diplomacy: Why Viktor Orban Should Resign

Christopher Atamian | Posted 11.17.2012 | Home
Christopher Atamian

The United States, the United Nations and other international organizations and governments should apply all available pressure on the Azeri government to honor its agreement with Hungary and return Safarov to where he belongs for the rest of his life -- a jail cell.

Credit Suisse Executive Facing Extradition Threat

Reuters | Posted 11.03.2012 | Business

* Court probe dates back to 2001 debt exchange * State news agency says Mulford failed to testify * Mulford was U.S. Tre...

Democracy, Trust and WikiLeaks: A Conversation With the Mother of Julian Assange

Vivian Norris | Posted 07.26.2012 | Media
Vivian Norris

I believe that people such as Julian Assange, movements such as Occupy Wall Street and those behind the Arab Spring, actually want change for a better, not worse and more chaotic, world. But their image and their hard work is being hijacked and manipulated.

David Lohr

Joran Van Der Sloot To Face Extradition Hearing | David Lohr | Posted 04.26.2012 | Crime

Joran van der Sloot has been ordered to face an extradition hearing that could send him to the U.S. on charges of extorting money from the family of m...

David Lohr

Peru Considering Extraditing Joran Van Der Sloot To U.S. | David Lohr | Posted 04.24.2012 | Crime

UPDATE: 8: 19 p.m. -- The process to extradite Joran van der Sloot from Peru to the United States has begun, CNN reports. Documents obtained by Maximo...

U.K. Can Extradite Terror Suspects To U.S., Court Rules

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2012 | Home

(Adds details) STRASBOURG, France, April 10 (Reuters) - The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday that Britain had the right...

Former Guatemalan President Part Of Infamous Extradition Fraternity

Posted 11.17.2011 | Latino Voices

When the former president of Guatemala, Alfonso Portillo, gets extradited he will join an infamous fraternity of Latin American figures whisked away f...

A Modest Proposal for a French-American Prisoner Exchange Deal

David Coleman | Posted 07.20.2011 | Politics
David Coleman

With regards to Roman Polanski and Dominique Strauss-Kahn , why not do what happens when one government holds a prisoner another government wants to see released: a prisoner exchange?

The Julian Assange 'Trial by Newspaper' -- A Response to Nick Davies

Bianca Jagger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bianca Jagger

The press has a responsibility to present a fair account of events relating to Julian Assange, particularly when due process is at stake. Prejudiced reporting can have costly and tragic consequences.

Our Concerns Realized: Swedish Prosecutor Discusses Assange's Extradition to U.S.

Vincent Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vincent Warren

Concerns that the U.S. is manipulating Swedish allegations against Assange to extradite him to the U.S. were realized when the New York Times reported the sudden appearance of a significant fact on the Swedish Prosecution Authority's website.

The F Word: Shifting Goalposts on Terrorism

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

We've seen so many definitions of terrorist in the last few years, it can be hard to keep them straight. So I suppose it's understandable when someone like Rep. Peter King from New York can't remember what the word means anymore.

The F Word: When Interpol Cares about Sexual Assault

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

Julian Assange turned himself in Tuesday -- he's been arrested and is being held without bail in London ahead of a hearing on extradition to Sweden. T...