from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Subject to extradition: extraditable fugitives.
- adj. Making liable to extradition: an extraditable crime.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Able to be extradited.
- adj. For which one can be extradited.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Subject, or liable, to extradition, as a fugitive from justice.
- adj. Making liable to extradition.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Warranting extradition: as, an extraditable offense.
- Subject to extradition or to the provisions of an extradition treaty: as, an extraditable person.
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Riddle said the allegations of rape and sexual molestation by the women meet the definition of extraditable offenses, and that the Swedish authorities had followed correct procedures in processing their request.
Judge Howard Riddle said the allegations of rape and sexual molestation by two women against Assange meet the definition of extraditable offenses and said the Swedish warrant had been properly issued and was valid.
Judge Howard Riddle ruled that the allegations of rape and sexual molestation by two women are extraditable offenses and a Swedish warrant was properly issued, the Associated Press reports.
Judge Howard Riddle called all four alleged offenses extraditable, and said he was confident Mr. Assange would receive a fair trial in Sweden if he is charged.
They also argued that the alleged offenses wouldn't constitute extraditable crimes under English law.
In his appeal, Mr. Assange argued he shouldn't be extradited because the warrant for his arrest was excessive, considering he had told Swedish prosecutors they could question him by video link or in person in Britain; because the warrant didn't accurately reflect the women's accounts about what happened; and because some of his alleged offenses wouldn't constitute extraditable crimes under English law.
In court Thursday, Riddle dismissed all of the defense's arguments, point by point, including the assertion that Assange's actions would not qualify as rape in Britain and did not, therefore, constitute an extraditable offense.
My son Gary has lost almost 10 years of his life and has served a nine-and-a-half year sentence of psychological torture, despite the crown prosecuting service testifying to the court in 2009 that the US has provided not one shred of evidence of any extraditable offence … because they are not required to.
On Tuesday, Mr. Assange's defense team argued that the allegations against their client didn't constitute extraditable crimes under English law.
Geoffrey Robertson, one of Assange's lead attorneys, argued that the alleged acts would not be considered crimes in Britain and thus are not extraditable offenses.
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