This report introduces a requirement for appellants to the High Court against an extradition decision to obtain the High Court’s permission to appeal. During the passage of the 2014 Act, Fair Trials repeatedly raised concerns about the removal of the automatic right to appeal in extradition cases and is therefore concerned to ensure that the new permission requirement operates as fairly as possible.
George Ghali Programs Manager - ALEF
Mr. George Ghali is the Programs Director at ALEF-act for human rights (ALEF), Lebanon. George held different positions at ALEF managing several projects on promoting protection mechanisms against arbitrary detention, the prevention of torture, the abolition of the death penalty, the Syrian Refugee Monitoring Unit (SRMU) and several other actions such as the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) and other national and International advocacy interventions.