extradition


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Synonyms for extradition

enforced removal from one's native country by official decree

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the surrender of an accused or convicted person by one state or country to another (usually under the provisions of a statute or treaty)

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The decision allows the extradition of Guzman Loera to Texas to face charges of criminal racketeering, drug trafficking, and conspiracy to import and distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine and 1,000 kilograms or more of marijuana.
Cases brought under the European extradition treaty can take about a month.
All extradition outside of the European arrest warrant scheme is a diplomatic process, so this makes a UK request to Northern Cyprus unrealistic at this time.
Spokesman for the Tunis Court of Appeal Karim Chebbi said "the decision was made after examination of the Libyan authorities' extradition request, in compliance with an agreement concluded between Tunisia and Libya on the extradition of criminals.
Agreement between Kazakhstan and Bulgaria on extradition of persons was signed in Sofia on November 14, 2014.
But, New Zealand faces a dilemma in entertaining the Chinese request because there is no formal extradition treaty with China.
Senators in the US have said that the nation should seek the extradition of Swiss bankers.
Manila, Philippines The Senate voted yesterday to ratify extradition treaties with Spain, India and the United Kingdom.
Extradition is the transfer of someone accused of a crime from one country (or state) to another for prosecution or punishment.
London -- Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Wednesday the United Kingdom would not sign any extradition treaty that could be used for politicallymotivated cases.
Marcos signed into law Presidential Decree 1069 'Prescribing the Procedure for the Extradition of Persons Who Have Committed Crimes in a Foreign Country.' PD 1069 (known as the Philippine Extradition Law) recognizes that 'the suppression of crime is the concern not only of the state where it is committed but also of any other state to which the criminal may have escaped, because it saps the foundation of social life and is an outrage upon humanity at large, and it is in the interest of civilized communities that crimes should not go unpunished.'
While Hong Kong saw a historic turnout of two million protesters flooding into the streets on Sunday afternoon to signal their disapproval of the extradition bill amendments, many Hong Kong and Taiwan students rallied outside Taiwan's Legislative Yuan in Taipei to voice their support.
Julian Assange has been ordered to face a full extradition hearing next year, as his legal team branded charges in the US "an outrageous and full-frontal assault" on journalistic rights.
An Edinburgh businessman will not be jailed in Taiwan for manslaughter after an extradition bid failed.