Extraditon to UAE halted


A Judge ruled against the extradition of BSB solicitors client to UAE on the basis that there was a real risk of human rights abuses .

Westminster Magistrates’ Court accepted arguments submitted by counsel Ben Cooper  that Mr Halliday was unlikely to face a fair trial and was at risk of torture on the basis of nationality and sexuality.

BSB Partner Jonathan Black also instructed as number of expert witnesses including Paul Dillane http://uklgig.org.uk/ and Rahda Stirlling http://www.detainedindubai.org

Full story here: Ben Cooper

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