During this summer of sensational world events, you will be forgiven if you have missed the story that prisoners in Romania have rioted because they claim jail conditions are intolerable, with chronic overcrowding and poor sanitation. Why should this concern us? Well, it is one of the countless reasons foreign criminals — or rather, their Legal Aid-funded lawyers — are using, as they try every trick in the human rights book to avoid being extradited from Britain. The fact is that, barely a few years ago — before the great migration surge — this country had little use for extradition courts. In 2004, for instance, our police forces took just 46 people into custody using European Arrest Warrants. With 330,000 new migrants arriving last year, and our border controls and vetting process so woefully inept, it’s hardly surprising that our judiciary is being overwhelmed (file image) These are the mechanism by which foreigners wanted in connection with significant crimes are extradited between EU member states to face prosecution or to serve a prison sentence for an existing conviction. Any extradition hearings that resulted were easily dealt with by courts that handled domestic crimes. However, according to the National Crime Agency,… Read full this story
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