Turkish Extradition Request to France Raises Issues

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Saturday, October 1, 1994
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
10
Issue: 
10
381
Abstract: 
On September 12, 1994, the Turkish Government requested the extradition of Dursan Karatas, the head of the left-wing urban terrorist organization, Dev-Sol. The request raises various issues of extradition and international criminal law, such as the political offense exception for extradition, human rights and extradition, especially the applicability of extradition to capital punishment, and anti-terrorism policy...(more)