April 10, 2012
by Andrea Bottorff
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled Tuesday that five terrorism suspects facing extradition from the UK to the US will not face inhumane prison conditions in the US. The court held that British citizens Syed Talha Ahsan, Babar Ahmad, Saudi-born Khaled Al-Fawwaz and Egyptian-born ...[read more]
July 8, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On July 8, 2010, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) stayed the extradition of four terrorism suspects from the UK to the US, holding that potential punishment could violate European Convention on Human Rights provisions on the prohibition of torture and inhumane or degrading treatment. The ...[read more]
August 13, 2010
by Sarah Miley
The UK Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) announced on Thursday that it will charge four former officers of the UK Metropolitan Police in the alleged assault of terrorism suspect Babar Ahmad. Police Constables Nigel Cowley, John Donohue, Roderick James-Bowen and Mark Jones are accused of beating ...[read more]
February 9, 2008
by Steve Czajkowski
Hundreds of conversations between lawyers and their incarcerated clients have been secretly taped by British police, according to a report in the UK Telegraph daily published Saturday. The tapings came to light after a a former police detective revealed that he had recorded conversations in 2005 ...[read more]
November 30, 2006
by Katerina Ossenova
The UK High Court ruled Thursday that two British citizens charged with terrorism offenses can be extradited to the US to face terrorism charges. Haroon Rashid Aswat, wanted in the US on suspicion of setting up a terrorist training camp, and Babar Ahmad, wanted for conspiring to kill Americans ...[read more]
November 16, 2005
by Jeannie Shawl
UK Home Secretary Charles Clarke ordered Wednesday that British citizen Babar Ahmad be extradited to the United States where he will face charges of terrorism, conspiring to kill Americans and running a website used to fund terrorists and recruit al Qaeda members. Ahmad was charged in August 2004 ...[read more]
May 17, 2005
by Krista-Ann Staley
A British judge ruled Tuesday that Babar Ahmad can be extradited to face charges of supporting terrorism, conspiring to kill Americans and running a Web site that US authorities say was used to fund terrorists. The case has been heard under a fast track extradition procedure under the UK... ...[read more]
April 20, 2005
by Christina Gheen
Suspected terrorist Babar Ahmad announced Wednesday through his political party that he will run for election to the UK parliament on May 5 from his cell in Woodhill Prison in Buckinghamshire. Ahmad has been indicted in the US for operating a website that raised funds for Muslim militants in ...[read more]

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