Supreme Court of Canada dismisses extradition appeal of alleged terrorist financier

Tweet Extradition Appeal Dismissed The Supreme Court of Canada today refused an appeal by Suresh Sriskandarajah from the Ontario Court of Appeal upholding an order for his extradition to the United States to face charges of terrorist financing and money laundering.

Supreme Court of Canada agrees to hear appeal of terrorism law

Tweet The Supreme Court of Canada has granted leave to Mohammed Khawaja to appeal the decision of Ontario Court of Appeal that upheld his conviction for terrorist activity financing and other terrorism-related charges under the Anti-Terrorism Act.  The Ontario Court of Appeal called Khawaja’s initial 101/2 year sentence “manifestly unfit” and substituted it for a sentence of […]

Noriega extradited to France to face money laundering charges

Tweet Former Panamanian President Manuel Noriega was extradited to France from the U.S. on an extradition warrant to face charges that he laundered US$3.15 million in drug profits through transactions that included buying luxurious apartments in Paris. Noriega was in jail serving a sentence for multiple charges, including drug trafficking in the U.S. from 1990 […]