Extradition

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The Irish government will seek to negotiate an extradition treaty with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) despite concerns raised by human rights campaigners, according to reports. There have been calls from some quarters for Ireland to follow Denmark, Belgium and the Netherlands in striking an agreemen

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Justice minister Helen McEntee this morning discussed a possible new bilateral extradition treaty with her UAE counterpart despite previous objections from human rights campaigners. Human rights lawyer Radha Stirling, who heads up campaign group Detained in Dubai, warned in September that "any such

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The Department of Justice has issued a scam warning following the circulation of fraudulent letters relating to extradition.

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Human rights campaigners have sounded a note of caution amid calls for Ireland to sign a bilateral extradition agreement with the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Barry Andrews, a Fianna Fáil MEP for Dublin, last week said Ireland should follow Denmark, Belgium and the Netherlands in striking an a

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Legislation to bring Irish law in line with the requirements of the European arrest warrant system has made progress in the Dáil. The European Arrest Warrant (Amendment) Bill 2022 addresses issues identified in formal EU infringement proceedings initiated by the European Commission against Ir

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The Supreme Court has allowed an appeal against the surrender of a man to Poland to serve a sentence for minor drugs offences due to delay. The man had a suspended sentence for offences dating back to 1999, which he was ordered to serve in 2006. However, a European Arrest Warrant was not issued unti

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The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) is set to rule in November on whether extraditions between EU member states and the UK must go ahead following Brexit. A case referred to the court by the Irish Supreme Court seeks to clarify whether the surrender provisions of the Withdrawal Agreeme

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Extradition cases for suspects in Ireland wanted for prosecution abroad have more than tripled since Ireland joined an EU-wide police information sharing system. Ireland joined the Schengen Information System (SIS II) four months ago and it has led to the arrest of dozens of suspects who are wanted

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