2003: the ecu Arrest Warrant (EAW) is brought below the Extradition Act. A mechanism meant to facilitate the rate and simplicity with which criminals are dropped at justice, it prevents British courts from contemplating any proof earlier than extraditing anyone sought after through the gurus of one other ecu member kingdom - a mechanism open to abuse and mistake. 2007: Eighteen-year-old Andrew Symeou travels to Greek island Zante to rejoice the top of tests with neighbors. whereas there, one other British boy is punched in a nightclub and tragically dies days later. The pair had by no means met and Andrew was once in one other nightclub on the time. Greek police beat witnesses, fabricate statements and pin the crime on a guy from a photo - one taken on a distinct evening to the incident. 2008: Andrew is arrested at his north London domestic by means of British police with an EAW. he's sought after for homicide. inner most Eye defined the Greek research as 'flawed, contradictory and in areas ludicrous'. A British coroner slammed it as being 'a erroneous attempt to resolve the crime'. Regardless, a British court docket was once not able to avoid his extradition and, regardless of by no means having been wondered through police and publicly protesting his innocence, Andrew was once thrown right into a Greek legal with hardened criminals. He spent nearly a 12 months looking forward to trial in really bad stipulations, encountering violence, medicines, racism and rioting - the main severe of which he witnessed within the notorious Korydallos legal. ln 2011, Andrew used to be acquitted because the Greek police's case unravelled. Extradited is the sincere, relocating, but witty account of Andrew's exceptional struggle for justice.
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