Julian Assange case: Overuse of the European Arrest Warrant – a threat to human rights?

Read Thomas Hammarberg´s latest Human Rights Comment:

Overuse of the European Arrest Warrant – a threat to human rights

The request made by Sweden to the United Kingdom for the surrender of the founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, put the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) in the headlines. The EAW was created in 2002 as a response to the risk of further terrorist actions after the September 2001 attacks in the United States.

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