*Pham v United States of America

Extradition – Extradition order. The appellant appealed against orders for his extradition to the United States to face trial for five extraterritorial terrorist offences. The Divisional Court, in dismissing the appeal, held that there was insufficient evidence to find reasonable grounds to suspect that evidence a potential witness would give in US proceedings had been obtained by torture. It rejected his grounds of appeal, alleging breaches of arts 3, 6 and 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, and found that the appellant's extradition was not barred by reason of forum, given that all alleged offences related to activity outside the United Kingdom.

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