Stuart Allen successful in Turkey extradition request

13 November 2020

Stuart Allen represented the Government of Turkey in seeking the extradition of the Requested Person to serve a sentence in connection with the smuggling of heroin across the Iranian / Turkish border.  The RP called a number of expert witnesses calling into question Turkish Prison conditions and his fitness to be detained.  The judge dismissed the arguments made against extradition and sent the matter to the Secretary of State for her consideration.

The full judgment can be read here.