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Private prosecution to fight extradition

Issue No. 2321

Karl Watkin is trying to start a private prosecution against Babar Ahmad and Talha Ahsan with the support of their campaigns. The two men are fighting extradition to the US.

They argue that as British citizens accused of crimes that are supposed to have occurred in Britain they should be tried here. They are asking supporters to write to the Director of Public Prosecutions, and to their MP, to back the demand.

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Tue 18 Sep 2012, 16:50 BST
Issue No. 2321
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