To link to this article, copy this persistent link:
(Jul 02, 2008) A controversial Muslim cleric, Abu Hamza, currently imprisoned in the United Kingdom for stirring up racial hatred, recently had his appeal against extradition to the United States rejected by the English High Court. Hamza was the first person to be arrested under the Anglo-American extradition treaty and is sought in the United States on a number of terrorist charges. (John Aston & Mike Taylor, Abu Hamza Loses Extradition Fight, THE INDEPENDENT (London), June 21, 2008, available at http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/abu-hamza-loses-extradition-fight-
851593.html; see also 3 W.L.B. 2008.)
- Author: Clare Feikert-Ahalt More by this author
- Topic: Terrorism More on this topic
- Jurisdiction: United Kingdom More about this jurisdiction
Search Legal News
Find legal news by topic, country, keyword, date, or author.
Global Legal Monitor RSS
Get the Global Legal Monitor delivered to your inbox. Sign up for RSS service.
The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can find previous news by searching the GLM.
Last updated: 07/02/2008