Latest Extradition News

2 suspects in murder of Arizona woman extradited from Nevada

Jan. 15, 2021 12:25 AM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Two men suspected in the shooting death of an Arizona woman last month have been extradited from Nevada,. Scottsdale police announced Thursday that 30-year-old Adrian Arthur Espinosa and 30-year-old Jose Antonio Beltran both are jailed on suspicion of first-degree murder and other...

FILE - In this April 14, 2009 file photo, Argentina's golfer Angel Cabrera arrives to his hometown Villa Allende in Argentina. Two federal police officers in Brazil said that Cabrera has been arrested on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, for extradition to his homeland to face charges for several crimes allegedly committed from 2016 to last year.(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File)

Golfer Cabrera arrested in Rio for extradition to homeland

Jan. 14, 2021 10:52 PM EST

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's federal police arrested Argentine golfer Ángel Cabrera on Thursday for extradition to his homeland to face charges for several crimes allegedly committed from 2016 to last year, two officers said. Cabrera, who won both Masters and U.S. Open championships, was on Interpol's...

Editorial Roundup: US

Jan. 7, 2021 10:53 AM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Jan. 6 The Washington Post on the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol: President Trump's refusal to accept his election defeat and his relentless incitement of his supporters led Wednesday to the unthinkable: an assault on the U.S. Capitol by a...

A Julian Assange supporter reacts outside the Westminster Magistrates Court after Julian Assange was denied bail at a hearing in the court in London, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. On Monday Judge Vanessa Baraitser ruled that Julian Assange cannot be extradited to the US. because of concerns about his mental health. Assange had been charged under the US's 1917 Espionage Act for

WikiLeaks founder Assange denied bail in UK

Jan. 6, 2021 11:50 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — A British judge on Wednesday denied bail to WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange, ordering him to remain in a high-security prison while U.K. courts decide whether he will be sent to the United States to face espionage charges. District Judge Vanessa Baraitser said Assange must remain in...

UK judge denies bail to WikiLeaks’ Assange despite rejecting US extradition bid, saying he must stay in British prison

Jan. 6, 2021 6:28 AM EST
LONDON (AP) — UK judge denies bail to WikiLeaks’ Assange despite rejecting US extradition bid, saying he must stay in British prison.
This is a court artist sketch by Elizabeth Cook of Julian Assange appearing at the Old Bailey in London for the ruling in his extradition case, in London, Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. A British judge has rejected the United States’ request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face espionage charges, saying it would be “oppressive” because of his mental health. District Judge Vanessa Baraitser said Assange was likely to kill himself if sent to the U.S. The U.S. government said it would appeal the decision.  (Elizabeth Cook/PA via AP)

UK judge refuses US extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange

Jan. 4, 2021 7:55 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — A British judge on Monday rejected the United States’ request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face espionage charges over the publication of secret U.S. documents a decade ago, saying he was likely to kill himself if held under harsh U.S. prison conditions. In a mixed...

UK judge refuses US request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on espionage charges

Jan. 4, 2021 5:59 AM EST
LONDON (AP) — UK judge refuses US request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on espionage charges.
FILE - In this Wednesday May 1, 2019 file photo, buildings are reflected in the window as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is taken from court, where he appeared on charges of jumping British bail seven years ago, in London. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will find out Monday Jan. 4, 2021, whether he can be extradited from the U.K. to the U.S. to face espionage charges over the publication of secret American military documents. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

UK judge to rule on US extradition for WikiLeaks' Assange

Jan. 2, 2021 9:26 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will find out Monday whether he can be extradited from the U.K. to the U.S. to face espionage charges over the publication of secret American military documents. District Judge Vanessa Baraitser is due to deliver her decision at London's Old Bailey courthouse...

Man arrested in 2004 killing of Arkansas woman is extradited

Dec. 23, 2020 4:17 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A man arrested for the 2004 killing of a 22-year-old Arkansas woman has been extradited to Arkansas, according to the county sheriff's office. As of Monday evening, William Alma Miller, 44, was placed in the Izard County jail and is scheduled for a circuit court hearing today on a...

FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2018, file photo, former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif leaves after appearing in a court in Lahore, Pakistan. Pakistan's information minister said Friday, Dec. 18, 2020 that Islamabad has started a legal process to reach an extradition treaty with Britain that would pave the way for the U.K. to hand over Pakistan's former Prime Minister Sharif. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary, File)

Pakistan starts legal process for ex-PM Sharif's extradition

Dec. 18, 2020 1:20 PM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s information minister said Friday that Islamabad has started the legal process to reach an extradition treaty with Britain that would pave the way for the U.K. to hand over former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The development comes after a top Pakistani court earlier this...