September 11, 2013
by Sung Un Kim
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Wednesday rejected a new request for the extradition of Haroon Aswat, a former aide to Egyptian-born Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri, from the UK to the US. The Grand Chamber of the ECHR reasoned that the extradition of the suspect, who has been ...[read more]
April 16, 2013
by Samuel Franklin
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Tuesday blocked the extradition of Haroon Aswat, a former aide to radical cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri, from the UK to the US. The court said that removing Aswat, a UK-based terror suspect whose nationality is unknown, to an American high-security prison ...[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]
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]
January 5, 2006
by Krystal MacIntyre
A British judge on Thursday said that Haroon Rashid Aswat, a British citizen wanted in the US on suspicion of setting up a terrorist training camp, could be extradited to the United States. Aswat was arrested in August by Zambian police in connection with the July 7 London bombing attacks. He was... ...[read more]
August 8, 2005
by David Shucosky
Haroon Rashid Aswat, a British man who was arrested by Zambian police last week, was returned to the UK on Sunday to face charges that he made phone calls to the bombers in preparation for the July 7 London bombing attacks. He was subsequently arrested under a US warrant on charges that he ...[read more]
August 3, 2005
by David Shucosky
Zambian authorities said on Wednesday that a suspect in the July 7 London bombings will be deported to Britain. Haroon Rashid Aswat, a British man being held by Zambian police, is under investigation for 20 phone calls he allegedly made to some of the bombers from his cell phone. He is also ...[read more]
July 29, 2005
by Krista-Ann Staley
According to two US anti-terrorism officials involved in the arrest, Zambian officials have detained Haroon Rashid Aswat, wanted in the US for allegedly attempting to establish an al-Qaeda training camp in Oregon in 1999, and in the UK for questioning in relation to the recent London bombings, ...[read more]

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