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Lawyers call for UK-UAE extradition to be halted over human rights fears

Lawyers led by a human rights NGO are calling for the UK-UAE Extradition Treaty to be suspended after multiple UK court rulings have rejected UAE extradition requests due to the “real likelihood of human rights violations”.

Radha Stirling, a director of Du Justice and joint managing partner at Stirling Haigh, has provided expert testimony in a number of extradition requests in the UK and abroad…

 

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Du Justice founder David Haigh talks to the Telegraph

It is a sunny morning in Penzance, and for the newest recruit to the board of the town’s local football club, there is an almost inordinate amount of pleasure to be had in thinking up ways to raise the £10,000 required to fix the broken floodlights at little known Penlee Park.

In an area where football is very much rugby’s poor relation, there is also the task of encouraging the local sports shops in this sleepy seaside resort on England’s most south-westerly tip to find room on their shelves to stock Penzance AFC’s replica shirt…

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DU Justice Directors to give evidence in Scottish Extradition

DU Justice managing directors Radha Stirling and David Haigh have been invited to give evidence at an extradition hearing of a Scottish man in Edinburgh.

The Government of the UAE are attempting to extradite a Scottish man to the UAE. Miss Stirling will provide expert testimony and Mr Haigh will provide eye witness testimony on the conditions within the jails, specifically torture, mistreatment, and discrimination.

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