Spanish Extradition Requests for Basques in Uruguay Meets with Mixed Results

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Monday, February 1, 1993
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Volume: 
9
Issue: 
2
68
Abstract: 
Since May 1992, the Spanish Government has engaged the Uruguay Government in a series of extradition requests for more than thirty Basques living in Uruguay. The adjudication of the requests, some of which remain pending, are testing the jurisprudence in Uruguay of extradition, the political offense exception to extradition, and the exceptions to the political offense exception for certain terrorist crimes?[more]