French Request Extradition from Libya of Palestinian Abu Nidal Organization for 1988 Attack on Greek Boat

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Sunday, March 1, 1992
Volume: 
8
Issue: 
3
Pg. 106
Abstract: 
On March 26, a French court ordered the extradition from Libya of a Palestinian official of the terrorist Abu Nidal organization as a result of evidence of his role in planning a July 1988 attack that killed nine persons on a cruise ship, the City of Poros, off the coast of Greece. In the midst of the efforts towards the resolution of the attempts to extradite from Libya persons accused in the 1988 Lockerbie and French U.T.A. bombing over West Africa in 1989, the extradition request is additional bad news for Libya…[more]