VB and Others v Westminster Magistrates’ Court and Others: Admn 27 Mar 2014

The applicants challenged their extradition to Rwanda to stand trial for matters which would be an offence under the laws of both countries. Application was made for evidence to be given in secret and without disclosure to the requesting state.
Held: The Court discharged the appellants on the ground that the appellants faced a real risk of a flagrant denial of justice if returned to Rwanda to stand trial.

Moses LJ, Mitting J
[2014] EWHC 889 (Admin)
Extradition Act 2003
England and Wales
Cited by:
Appeal fromVB and Others v Westminster Magistrates SC 5-Nov-2014
Extraditions to follow normal open justice rules
Application was made by Rwanda for the extradition of four individuals to face crimes said to have been committed during their civil war. Witnesses were prepared to give evidence but only in private and not being seen by the representatives of . .

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Updated: 02 December 2021; Ref: scu.523304