Diri v Government of the United States of America

Extradition – Extradition order. The appellant appealed against orders for his extradition to the United States of America to face trial for 21 charges concerning the export of goods, including those capable of use in the development of chemical and biological weapons, from the US to Syria. The Divisional Court, in dismissing the appeal, held that the dual criminality requirement had been met and extradition would not be a disproportionate interference with the appellant's rights under art 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

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