25 Jan '15, 12pm

Dutch Court Refuses to Extradite Terrorism Suspect to United States Because of U.S. Torture

Dutch Court Refuses to Extradite Terrorism Suspect to United States Because of U.S. Torture

Dutch authorities have blocked the extradition of a Pakistani-Dutch citizen to the United States, citing concerns over torture. The man, named Sabir Khan, has been wanted by American authorities for ties to murder, terrorism and al-Qaeda, but his story illuminates some of the ways in which America’s use of torture has hindered their own justice system. It started almost 5 years ago, when Khan was picked up by Pakistani authorities who did so at the request of the United States. Khan said that he was held in a secret prison in Pakistan and tortured. Since his mother is a Dutch national, Khan was later released to the Netherlands where a long legal battle to bring him to New York and face charges ensued. Dutch authorities have always been reticent to extradite Khan because they could not confirm whether or not the CIA was involved in any of his torture. International law, as...

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