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31 Oct
Supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange march to London's High Court ahead of his appeal in his extradition case. The United States government will on October 27th begin an appeal to extradite Assange to face trial for publishing military secrets, after a British judge blocked a request earlier this year.
27 Oct
Washington has appealed a ruling that kept WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from being sent to the US, where he faces espionage charges and potentially a lifetime in prison.
4 Oct
The exiled former Catalan leader has arrived in court in Sassari, Italy. He is wanted on charges of sedition over his role in Catalonia's ill-fated push for independence.
2 Oct
A US judge has cleared the way for the extradition of former President Alejandro Toledo to his native Peru. Toledo is wanted in connection with having received millions in bribe money.
27 Sep
Spain is still trying to extradite Carles Puigdemont over a 2017 Catalan independence vote conducted without Madrid's consent. The separatist leader said he would leave Italy but return for a hearing next month.
24 Sep
Helmut Oberlander, an ex-Nazi interpreter, had been fighting to stay in Canada for nearly 26 years. Before his death, he had argued that he was forcibly conscripted by the Nazis.
12 Aug
US authorities under President Joe Biden have not softened their stance on the WikiLeaks founder. Wednesday sees a preliminary hearing in the appeal against a UK ruling not to extradite Assange, who remains in custody.
2 Jul
Kenyan government has denied involvement in arrest and extradition of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.
24 Jun
Antivirus software creator John McAfee, 75, was found dead in his prison cell in Barcelona. Signs point to death by suicide, according to the Catalan Justice Department.
21 Mar
Pyongyang severs diplomatic ties with Malaysia in response to the extradition of a North Korean citizen to the United States earlier this month, a move it labelled an "unpardonable crime."
21 Mar
North Korean state media says one of its citizens has been handed over by Malaysia to US authorities to face money laundering charges. Pyongyang said the court ruling was an "absurd fabrication and sheer plot."
19 Jul 2020
Australia has suspended its extradition agreement with Hong Kong over China's new security law. The country has updated the travel warning for its nationals in Hong Kong, urging them to "reconsider" their stay.

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