Julian Assange granted appeal in UK to fight extradition to US

The High Court in London allowed Assange to appeal its decision that he could be sent to the U.S to stand trial on espionage charges.

published on : 24th January 2022

Hong Kong election defines dramatic changes

Here's a look at the events that resulted in the dramatic changes to Hong Kong's electoral system

published on : 18th December 2021

Nirav Modi's plea against extradition to India under way in UK High Court

Nirav Modi was allowed to appeal against his extradition from the UK to India to face fraud charges on the grounds his return would harm his mental health and place him at risk of suicide.

published on : 14th December 2021

US lawyers appeal UK decision to block Julian Assange extradition

U.S. prosecutors have indicted Assange on 17 espionage charges and one charge of computer misuse over WikiLeaks’ publication of thousands of leaked military and diplomatic documents a decade ago.

published on : 11th August 2021

India, UK review permission granted to Nirav Modi to appeal against extradition

On Monday, High Court judge Martin Chamberlain granted Modi permission to appeal against a Westminster Magistrates' Court order in favour of extradition to India on mental health grounds.

published on : 10th August 2021

UK High Court declares Vijay Mallya bankrupt for Indian banks to realise debt

Mallya's legal team contended that the debt remains disputed and that the ongoing proceedings in India inhibited a bankruptcy order being made in the UK.

published on : 26th July 2021

Nirav Modi's extradition appeal in UK highlights suicide, COVID risks in Mumbai's Arthur Road Jail

Crown Prosecution Service barrister Helen Malcolm argued against permission to appeal by reiterating that the expert evidence on Nirav's mental health has not been disputed.

published on : 21st July 2021

Sanjay Bhandari UK extradition hearing set for February 2022

District Judge Michael Snow heard that the case involves two extradition requests from the Indian authorities for Bhandari, the first related to money laundering and the second to tax evasion.

published on : 8th July 2021

UK court allows US to appeal denial of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition

In January, a lower court judge refused an American request to send Assange to the US to face spying charges over WikiLeaks' publication of secret military documents.

published on : 7th July 2021

Nirav Modi renews UK extradition appeal, to be heard on July 21

Modi's lawyers had five days to file a renewal application seeking an oral hearing to plead the case for permission to appeal against the extradition ordered by UK Home Secretary Priti Patel on Apr 6.

published on : 29th June 2021

Mehul Choksi's lawyer appeals for CARICOM intervention in alleged 'kidnapping'

The lawyer claimed that Choksi, 62, was lured to a villa in Antigua, then attacked and beaten, bound and gagged, tied to a wheelchair, then transported out to sea and onwards to Dominica.

published on : 28th June 2021

'Mehul Choksi is international fugitive who continues to evade Indian law', CBI tells Dominica court

The affidavit filed by CBI DIG Sharda Raut apprised the court about the facts of the case pending in India against Choksi.

published on : 12th June 2021

UK assured us of economic offenders getting extradited at earliest: Ministry of External Affairs

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has already ordered the extradition of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi and he is seeking to appeal against the orders.

published on : 10th June 2021

8-10 men brutally attacked me in Antigua while I was meeting a 'friend': Mehul Choksi

Choksi also alleged that his frienda did not attempt to help him while he was being beaten up and placed on a small watercraft.

published on : 7th June 2021

India in touch with the UK over extradition of Vijay Mallya: MEA

Mallya lost his appeals in the UK Supreme Court against his extradition to India to face money laundering and fraud charges.

published on : 22nd May 2020
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