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By IndepthAfrica
In News
Apr 3rd, 2012
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Shrien Dewani will eventually be extradited to South Africa to stand trial for the murder of his wife Anni, according to a report on Tuesday. “Shrien will be detained until he is well enough to be sent to South Africa,” his publicist Max Clifford told The Times newspaper. On Friday, Brita...
By benim
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Sep 16th, 2011
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London – The family of Anni Dewani – the Swedish-born woman who was murdered while on honeymoon in South Africa – has set up an online petition asking for public support to have her husband Shrien Dewani extradited to SA to face murder charges. The British home secretary will make a...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Aug 10th, 2011
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Cape Town – A British judge on Wednesday ruled that Shrien Dewani should be extradited to South Africa to face charges for his wife’s murder. District Judge Howard Riddle said that Dewani can be extradited, pending approval from the UK’s home secretary. Riddle said that “only by going to stand ...
By benim
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Aug 10th, 2011
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London – Honeymoon murder accused Shrien Dewani will learn in the Belmarsh Magistrate’s Court in London on Wednesday whether or not he will be extradited to South Africa amid yet another lurid allegation about his sex life. The British press has in recent days reported that Dewani broke off his...
By benim
In Lesotho
May 19th, 2011
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A lawyer representing seven people charged with plotting to kill Lesotho Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili on Thursday challenged their extradition process from South Africa. Haae Phoofolo claimed the extradition was unlawful and did not follow proper procedures. “This court has no jurisdiction...
By benim
In News
May 4th, 2011
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Judge Deon Hurter van Zyl, a South African independent inspector of prisons gave evidence in honeymoon murder accused Shrien Dewani’s extradition hearing on Wednesday. Dewani’s legal team argued that his human rights could be violated inside some of the South Africa’s prisons. Van Z...
By benim
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Feb 11th, 2011
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Tefo Myambo said there was “clearly no substance” to the 17-year-old charges faced by Dr Isaac King Amuah and that “even by the standards of the Americans themselves”, he never would have been convicted. Ghanaian Dr Amuah, 55, who is married to Mr Mandela’s oldest daught...
By benim
In Europe
Feb 8th, 2011
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LONDON –  A lawyer for Julian Assange and a Swedish legal expert on Tuesday accused prosecutors in Sweden of irregularities and illegality in the way they built a sex crimes case against the WikiLeaks founder. Assange’s Swedish lawyer, Bjorn Hurtig, said an initial prosecutor “acted again...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Dec 18th, 2010
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The United States military has denied mistreating an army private suspected of passing hundreds of thousands of classified US documents to the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks. Bradley Manning has been held in solitary confinement at a US Marine prison near Washington since July after being charged w...
By benim
In Uncategorized
Dec 14th, 2010
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London – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will appear in a British court on Tuesday in a second attempt to win bail after he was arrested over allegations of sex crimes in Sweden. The 39-year-old Australian makes his second appearance at court in London since his detention one week ago under an...