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Extradition overturned

Issue No. 2286

The European Court of Human Rights has overturned a House of Lords decision in the case of a Palestinian refugee who faces extradition from Britain to Jordan.

The court ruled that Abu Qatada cannot be extradited because of the “real risk that evidence obtained by torture will be used against him” in Jordan.

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Tue 17 Jan 2012, 18:12 GMT
Issue No. 2286
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