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The U.S. has repeatedly stated that Turkey has not provided adequate evidence to link Fethullah G├╝len with the crimes he is accused of, as required by the extradition treaty between the two countries. The latest such statement was in regards to the 2016 assassination of Russian Ambassador to Ankara Andrei Karlov, from Justice Department spokesperson Nicole ...


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It's worth noting that US Government does not have the power to extradite Gulen on a whim as he is a permanent resident of the United States and holds a Green Card. Unlike deportation, extradition is only possible with a court order and US courts are independent from the government. If the Justice Department does not believe it has the evidence to convince ...


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Probably not; but it depends on the extradition treaty Extradition basically works like this: Suppose we have two countries, Alphaland and Betaland. Joe Smith is suspected of committing a crime in Alphaland, and is currently on the territory of Betaland. When Alphaland makes an extradition request, it is asking the authorities in Betaland to detain Joe and ...


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This would really depend on the circumstances of the case (most countries aren't going to waste considerable time and expense extraditing you unless it's for something serious, even if you want it) and the country concerned. People extradited to the United States generally won't be issued a visa, but are paroled into the United States, which is essentially a ...


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Protesters in Hong-Kong are not demanding for the proposed extradiction law to be modified. They are asking for the bill to be withdrawn altogether. After the protests has gained momentum and authorities may have handled them ineffectively, other demands have come to the fore. Most notably, demonstrators ask for the Chief Executive of the government of Hong-...


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The general way that extradition works is that the party requesting extradition (which I'll call China) goes to the entity that would do the extraditing (which I'll call Hong Kong) and demonstrates that a crime was committed. Note that this generally requires that the act be criminal in Hong Kong, not just China. Hong Kong could then evaluate that evidence ...


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I think that it would actually be an issue to decide by the host country. Since it would be the host country's responsibility to detain and extradite Assange, it would be up to it to decide the standing of the USA requests vs Assange's rights. If we are talking about Rule of Law countries1, then it is up to its judiciary to decide if an extradition would ...


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Wikipedia lists five demands with an added rationale. I will quote them here, as those seem to be the the concerns of the protesters. Combined with the rationale, it seems neither of those have been addressed yet. From Wikipedia: Permanent withdrawal of the extradition bill While suspended on 15 June, the bill could be resurrected with its ...


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If this were to happen, how \ under what guise would the current administration compel McFaul to go to Russia for questioning? There is no evidence that they would. Vladimir Putin of Russia said that if his people were allowed to question Michael McFaul and possibly others, he would make the twelve newly indicted individuals available for questioning in ...


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There is actually a seven year old extradition request from Sweden, which as far as I know is still valid and should have precedence . And traditionally, if you are extradited to a country (like Sweden), you are free to leave anywhere you want to go to once you leave jail or win your court case.


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